[CQ-Contest] multi mulit for the rest of us

k2qmf at juno.com k2qmf at juno.com
Thu May 31 11:57:00 PDT 2012

Life is too short for QRP!!

Especially on 160 Meters!!

Ted  K2QMF

On Thu, 31 May 2012 09:12:02 -0700 w7dra at juno.com writes:
> Nowadays the loneliest contest of the year for me is the CQ WPX. In 
> any
> contest the number of mulit mulit on the band sets the tone. They 
> set
> like islands a calm sea waiting for you to call them, thus allowing 
> you
> to try during the  propagation conditions, and giving you lots of 
> fun
> contesting activity.
> Friday night in CQ WPX,  HK1NA and KL7RA were rolling in, and I 
> called
> over the hours I was on the air. Think if it as playing LOTTO. Who 
> knows?
> I might get lucky. 
> CQ WW there might be 10 multi multi stations on at once, CQ WPX, 
> two.
> So you scan the band as fast as your hand can turn the dial, hoping 
> to
> find that contester who asked someone  on 80 or 40 to drop down for  
> a
> contact, and hope for the few seconds he is on the band that he 
> hears me
> calling him.
> Mike W7DRA SOSB 160QRP 
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