[CQ-Contest] Contesting Popularity

Jukka Klemola jpklemola at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 06:42:14 EST 2015

> I find that people are VERY interested in a few repeating themes on the HF
> bands these days:

> There is much less old time ragchewing unless its 40M, 80M, and 160M in
> which case there is still a lot - especially the free flowing roundtable
> type.  Just ask anyone who routinely CQs on 80 or 40M SSB.  There is also
> some very consistent net activity that doesn't full crowd up the bands but
> is there - religiously.

> If you think the bands are too quite - try CQing.  Its rare to not get a
> call - and usually a string of them - for an "average" contester set up.
> Ed  N1UR

As I see this, the people wanting to discuss shortwave radio matters,
contesting in particular, those rag chewers have QSYed to internet email

Here we are. One big group of contesters rag-chewing about contests until
our own favorite contest is on.
Then we return to the net.

Jukka OH6LI

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