[CQ-Contest] Contest CQ format?

Bill Turner dezrat at copper.net
Tue Jun 19 10:17:55 EDT 2007


On Tue, 19 Jun 2007 06:52:42 -0400, Bill Tippett
<btippett at alum.mit.edu> wrote:

>     17280 CQs for 1000 QSOs?  20/hour = real excitement!
>If I were only getting 1 response for every 17 CQs, I hope
>I would figure out something to do besides blindly CQ-ing...
>such as doing all S&P where I can normally do 60-70 per hour.
>This is a good example of the fallacious thinking I referred
>to previously.  Hmmm...if I just crank up my keyer to 60 WPM
>I can send 34560 CQs and make even fewer QSOs.  ;-)
>                                 73,  Bill  W4ZV

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Lighten up, Bill. This is just an example and there is nothing
fallacious about it. Put in any number of CQs and QSOs you like, the
principle still stands. Save a half second on each CQ (or S&P
response) and the total time saved will be substantial. Do the math.

Bill W6WRT

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