[CQ-Contest] Comments on CQWW Rules

Joe nss at mwt.net
Thu Jun 26 12:07:11 EDT 2014

Oh well,
Maybe he should think when a dupe does call to say who he is, otherwise 
naxt time through the band i'll waste his time some more by calling him 
again. his loss.

Joe wb9sbd
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
Idle Tyme
On 6/25/2014 10:40 PM, Doug Renwick wrote:
> The problem comes when you don't know his call.  If he says you are a dupe,
> you still don't know his call.  If you can coerce his call at the time of
> the exchange ... fine.  If you can't then you have to wait and wait for him
> to id or constantly say 'what's your call?" until he does.  I guess the last
> resort is assume the cluster report is correct and log it that way ...
> sorry, I thought everybody had an eye on the cluster.
> Doug
> "Think of all the ways you can hurt yourself laughing."
> -----Original Message-----
> Agreed,
> I use a two call rule.
> When I find a station to work, if I know his call and not a dupe, great!
> if i don't,, I'll call anyway, and if he's a dupe his loss of time, too
> bad,, say who you are.
> And at any rate be I know who it is or not, I call and only try twice if
> I do not get them in two tries. I move on, either the pile is too big or
> propagation isn't good enough. and try again later, on the next pass
> through the Band.
> Joe WB9SBD
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