[CQ-Contest] What Do You Do about US Stations Calling US in ARRL DX?

Edward Swynar gswynar at durham.net
Mon Feb 22 06:14:34 PST 2010

Hi Andrew,

For the less-than-half-a-minute it might take to do so, simply work them...

Why be rude & otherwise "turn off" a fledgling future contestor...? He / she
will learn soon enough the error of his / her ways when he / she attempts to
submit his / her log entry, anyway.

The consequent embarassment that would befall them after they've seen the
error of their ways will either (A) make them swear-off contesting forever,
or, (B) make them more prudent & prepared---and in-time!---for the next "big

~73~ de Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ


----- Original Message -----
From: "W7VJ" <w7vj at millerisar.com>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 21, 2010 8:50 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] What Do You Do about US Stations Calling US in ARRL

> This weekend I had several U.S. stations calling me during the ARRL DX
> Contest.  I do not like to ignore them, but don't want to take the time to
> work them.  I settled in saying "sri no us in test tu" and kept calling
> What is proper etiquette?
> Andrew
> W7VJ


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