[CQ-Contest] /QRP

Mike Fatchett mike at mallardcove.com
Mon Aug 16 19:43:12 PDT 2010

Or they hear QRP and say hmmm looks like a great frequency to steal ???!!!


On 8/16/2010 7:41 PM, KU7Y wrote:
> Let me throw something else out here.....
> First, I agree with not using /qrp when calling a station..... nothing but a
> time waster IMHO.  Same holds true for DX pileups!
> But... when I would be running stations I would add /qrp once in a while.
> Why?  Well, here is what my little mind kept telling me.... (and that
> doesn't make it right!)....
> Say someone is running a KW and they hear me just above the noise.  If they
> happen to hear the /qrp they should know that they should be louder than
> that on my end and call me.  Otherwise they might just think it's too poor a
> path and move on.
> The same thing with another qrp station hearing me.... if he knows I'm also
> qrp then they will call but if they were to think I was qro they may well
> just look for a loud station to call....
> OK, back in my hole,
> Ron, KU7Y
> SOWP 5545M
> Caldwell, ID
> ku7y at qsl.net
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