[CQ-Contest] CQ WPX rules, it finally happened

Zack Widup w9sz.zack at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 11:58:54 EST 2014

This is reasonable to me. As a really little pistol most of the time, I'm
not going to get through on the first call if the guy has that big of a
pileup. If I'm going to spend a few minutes calling him to get a QSO, I may
as well wait for him to ID and then start calling if he's not a dupe.

73, Zack W9SZ

On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 6:15 AM, <john at kk9a.com> wrote:

> If this needs to be in the rules, IDing at least once a minute seems
> reasonable.  The good ops will continue to ID more frequently as the
> pileup conditions allow and the bad ones will just have to not use QRZ as
> their callsign once a minute.
> John KK9A / P40A
> To:      "'Bob Shohet, KQ2M'" <kq2m at kq2m.com>,  <cq-contest at contesting.com
> >
> Subject:         Re: [CQ-Contest] CQ WPX rules, it finally happened
> From:    "Ken Widelitz" <widelitz at gte.net>
> Date:    Sun, 02 Feb 2014 13:56:58 -0800
> Hi Bob,
> Agree entirely. You hit the nail on the head. The idea is to ID only
> frequently enough to keep the pileup to just a few callers. Requiring ID's
> is a good idea, but it is a time issue, not a number of QSOs issue. A once
> a
> minute rule works for me.
> 73, Ken, K6LA / VY2TT
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