[CQ-Contest] Dx peditions and contests

Steve London n2icarrl at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 13:22:13 EST 2009

It was a lot easier for VP6DX to ignore (and be ignored by) Europeans, than it 
will be for K5D.

Steve, N2IC

Milt, N5IA wrote:
>> I really hope K5D will stay away from cw during the ARRL DX coming
>> weekend, having a large split frequency operation will cause a lot of
>> troubles during a major contest like the arrl dx. It will also make
>> large portions of the band unusable, which is a problem on 160 and 40.
>> Henk PA5KT
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> The VP6DX team worked the ARRL DX contest while simultaneously taking 
> callers from all areas, with great success and a detriment to no one.
> VP6DX placed 3rd world with nearly 5.6 M points while logging ~ 4K 
> additional CW Qs during the same period.  Nearly 10,000 Q's were logged on
> SSB during the same contest period.
> K5D can do the same if they so desire, to the benefit of both the DXpedition 
> AND the contest.  It just takes desire and skill to accomplish both goals at
> the same time.
> Mis dos centavos.
> Milt, N5IA, XZ0A and VP6DX 
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