[CQ-Contest] Zero Beating

Dale Putnam daleputnam at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 1 07:58:24 EDT 2007

I noticed this too, in folks calling in singles and in groups, from across the spectrum of geography and bands. 
I couldn't get a handle on why. It wasn't the "group" avoidance in many cases. Sloppy habits? Too quick to call? Or simply rush to get the Q and move on?--...   ...-- 
Dale - WC7S in Wy

> From: w0mu at w0mu.com> To: cq-contest at contesting.com> Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 16:58:27 -0600> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Zero Beating> > I noticed in the WPX CW test that a fair number of stations were way off my> xmit frequency. This is the first time I recall making a mental note of> this occurring in a contest. I had my skirts set at 300 and then 500. Some> were off enough that I thought it was adjacent QRM till I tuned to them and> found they were calling me.> > I understand the benefits of not being zero beat to differentiate yourself> from the pack. Is this a case of poor operating, forgetting about your rit> or all of the above?> > Anyone else notice this? > > _______________________________________________> CQ-Contest mailing list> CQ-Contest at contesting.com> http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/cq-contest
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