[CQ-Contest] No Self Spotting - history
aa4lr at arrl.net
Thu Jul 30 04:38:11 PDT 2009
On Jul 30, 2009, at 6:13 AM, kr2q at optimum.net wrote:
> Do you think that there would be a difference in my rate if I were
> to CQ on 21430 hoping
> to be heard (remember, I'm QRP) versus being allowed to spot
> myself? Do you think more
> guys would "copy" my call correctly if I spotted myself compared to
> simply calling CQ?
There would be a handful of M/M stations who would likely find you
from the spot -- although there is a possibility they would happen
upon you by tuning if you call CQ. Self-spotting would make it a sure
thing, provided they could hear you.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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