[CQ-Contest] CQ WW Survey results - part 1

David Gilbert xdavid at cis-broadband.com
Sat Dec 19 13:40:40 EST 2015

That's the part that I think a lot of these posts miss.  I hate those 
time wasters as much as anyone else, but I'm certain there are tons of 
casual ops who simply enjoy the extra activity, think they are doing us 
a favor by giving us a contact (they are), and have zero intention of 
submitting a log.

By the way, I've always been curious.  What is the typical ratio for the 
number of non-unique callsigns that show up in a typical CQ contest 
versus the number of logs that actually get submitted?

Dave   AB7E

On 12/19/2015 7:22 AM, Steve Sacco NN4X wrote:
> OTOH -
> While the hair on the back of my neck raises up when someone starts a 
> QSO with "Please copy", there IS another way of looking at it: Rather 
> than considering the downside of the extra couple of seconds lost in 
> the QSO, consider that it's very likely a net gain QSO.  In other 
> words, they're obviously not serious, and if not for wanting to play 
> around, they'd be doing something else, and not giving out ANY contacts.
> 73,
> Steve
> NN4X
> On 12/19/2015 8:56 AM, Herbert Schoenbohm wrote:
> > Jim,  When you add to this the many stations that say "roger" (an 
> improper CB import for "over" that just does not go away) the Q rate 
> is even further diminished. Why can't the response be solely limited 
> to what the contest requires?  Sometimes I get so annoyed with this 
> that I answer back  "My name is Herb, not Roger."   The other one that 
> is perhaps even worse is "good luck and see you after the contest."
> >
> >
> > Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ
> >
> > On 12/19/2015 2:41 AM, Jim Brown wrote:
> >> On Fri,12/18/2015 6:42 PM, Marty s wrote:
> >>> It can be pretty annoying. I did the math today. If you were 
> running a 250 hour, and every station added a "please copy" your rate 
> would be down by over 20 stations, it adds up.
> >>
> >> And you can bet that "Please Copy" isn't their only time waster. :)
> >>
> >> 73, Jim K9YC
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