[CQ-Contest] CQ WW High Rates

Igor Booklan ra3auu at srr.ru
Wed Dec 2 10:45:50 EST 2015

My sincere congratulations to Dan for such a great way of handling his

BUT ...

Some few years ago when several M/S stations did so (octopus CQs) on
the same band most of the people complained that those guys have taken
too much of the bandwidth, so such CQs were prohibited straight after.

73, Harry RA3AUU/P33W

> We get it. We totally get it and we think this is ultracool to watch. At least I did.

> Fascinating. To us. I just hope nobody shares this video with
> non-cons as a way to highlight how much fun contesting can be. Without the audio, and
> to the uninitiated, Dan could look like an actuary frantically
> filling in actuarial tables. I don't think a non-ham or non-con would see this as fun.
> (Where are the explosions? How many respawns do you get?)

> This is the kind of video that should be reserved for only those
> contesters at or beyond Operating Thetan III levels!

> Way to go, Dan. It's impressive how calmly you can bang off nearly eight Qs per minute.

> 73, kelly
> ve4xt

> Sent from my iPad

>> On Dec 2, 2015, at 8:28 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:
>> That video is just incredible!
>> I just wish it had what he was hearing in his headset on the audio.
>> Joe WB9SBD
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>>> On 12/2/2015 5:50 AM, john at kk9a.com wrote:
>>> N6MJ/ZF2MJ blew away the top rate and had an incredible score in last
>>> weekend's CQWW CW contest. He described how he did this in his 3830 post
>>> and you can watch him on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no8nGGa99cE.
>>> John KK9A
>>> To:    Contest <cq-contest at contesting.com>
>>> Subject:    Re: [CQ-Contest] CQ WW High Rates
>>> From:    Roger Parsons via CQ-Contest <cq-contest at contesting.com>
>>> Reply-to:    Roger Parsons <ve3zi at yahoo.com>
>>> Date:    Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:17:21 +0000 (UTC)
>>> Those high rates simply show well equipped stations with good operators
>>>> who, by virtue of their >LOCATIONS and the SCORING RULES, are really IN the
>>>> contest.
>>>> 73, Jim K9YC
>>> So if you were to have operated from a good station in an advantageous
>>> location
>>> you would have won this last weekend?
>>> RIGHT. Silly me for having one second imagined otherwise...
>>> 73 Roger
>>> VE3ZI

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