[CQ-Contest] New SO2R trick?

Steve Lott lottsphoto at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 08:53:38 EST 2018

Are there that many running SO2R in a single band contest ?

I can see this on the wide band of 10m esp one rig on cell the other on
But 160m is a pretty narrow band

Love to know the specifics of being able to do SO2R within the 160m band


On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 7:44 AM Art Boyars <artboyars at gmail.com> wrote:

> My "fresh meat" Saturday night operation in ARRL 160M Contest can yield
> some nice runs from Big Guns (and mid-Atlantic locals).
> Last Saturday night 1045Z a Big Gun in northeastern North America answered
> my CQ, sending his call twice.  That was unusual.  I wondered if I was
> particularly weak at his station (not likely), and maybe he thought I would
> need the QSX to get his call.
> But now I'm wondering: Could he have been creating a couple of extra
> seconds on transmit so that he could finish copying something (a call
> sign?) on the other radio?
> Are SO2R op's adding this trick to their skill set?
> 73, Art K3KU
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