[CQ-Contest] Split operation in CQ WW CW

Doug Smith dougw9wi at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 12:39:43 EDT 2012

Tõnno Vähk wrote:
> Working a Pacific or African station from EU on 80 or 160 meters during CQWW is often impossible without split because there are always stations
> calling on top of DX and no chance to make any Qs or one will take 10 minutes.

This and other similar comments suggest we're debating the wrong issue.

Is split operation the problem?  Or is the problem the continuous callers -- those who continue to call the DX even when he's come back to someone 
else -- thus leading some operators to believe split operation is necessary?


Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View, TN  EM66

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