[CQ-Contest] List of WRTC stations / Results /Overspotting, and its impact

Mats Strandberg sm6lrr at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 07:29:41 PDT 2010

Well, that is also a valid comment Henk!

Yes, the insertion into badcall would be a good variant.

On the other hand, it would also be a good exercise for DXers to sometimes
regain the capability of finding a callsign without a cluster.

This art seems to me a memory of the past, now when everyone seem to deserve
a laid table... with lots of delicious DX meals served without the effort of
actually finding the DX in the conventional way.

To simply press the DX call through the cluster does not really make me
enjoy the QSO, but I am maybe an old-fashioned DXer... at the age of 44 ;)

73 de R3/SM6LRR, Mats

2010/7/14 Henk Remijn PA5KT <pa5kt at remijn.net>

>  From contest point of view that would be nice.
> However for DX-ers who are insterested in working new prefix, new
> countries, trying to earn t-shirts, make EME qso, explore new modes, etc
> ,etc the cluster is very useful.
> So do we need to shutdown the cluster for a minority of the users? I
> dont think so.
> What might have helped here, was to put the WRTC calls in the badcall
> lists of clusters. I am sure that for at least most spider and ve7cc
> clusters this could have been arranged.
> 73 Henk PA5KT
> Op 14-07-2010 8:03, Mats Strandberg schreef:
> > My personal opinion is that our major contests also would benefit from
> > "technical maintenance" and temporary shut-down of clusters...
> >
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