[CQ-Contest] cut #
Paul J. Piercey
p.piercey at nl.rogers.com
Thu May 31 13:27:21 EDT 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com
> [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Eric Hilding
> Sent: May 31, 2007 04:32
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] cut #
> Mark, N5OT, wrote:
> > Cut numbers also cause more requests for repeats.
> I heard frequent repeat requests in my short WPX CW time spent.
> One station was sending a whacko cut number combination that
> caused others problem, so I decided to try a little experiment.
> Hey...those who send cut #'s *should* be able to copy them, right?
> Instead of sending 599 91, I sent 5NN NA (latter being a "cut
> number" for 91).
> Guess who made at least 3 requests for a repeat of my number?
> OK...I finally gave in and sent 5NN 91.
> IMHO, get rid of any cut numbers other than "T" for Zero
> after the infamous 5NN.
> Rick, K6VVA
One way to get rid of many cut numbers would be to eliminate the totally
useless RST in contest exchanges. Make the exchange something worth copying.
73 -- Paul VO1HE
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