[CQ-Contest] The REAL way remotes are used

Oliver Dröse droese at necg.de
Fri Feb 27 14:16:43 EST 2015

Am 27.02.2015 um 15:11 schrieb Charles Harpole:
> -Immediately, as cited by Glenn, W0GJ, on K1N, somehow-- probably via a
> remote station that will be loud to K1N--a loud call gets the K1N op's
> attention, but then when the actual contact is made, the transmitted signal
> is weaker.  The suggestion is that a remote station is used to get the
> partial or whole call sign acknowledged and then the actual contact goes on
> from a much less effective station location.   This must be secret, too?

What does that have to do with remote, Charles? This practice has been 
around since when the internet was not yet invented. Let a friend make 
that first (loud) call before you continue (weaker) yourself.

But I think it's easier to blame remote ops for everything bad today. ;-)

73, Olli - DH8BQA

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