[CQ-Contest] What's your Opinion on 2BSIQ ?

Richard F DDonna NN3W richnn3w at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 10:30:48 EDT 2020

On Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 10:25 AM Mike Smith VE9AA <ve9aa at nbnet.nb.ca> wrote:

> Hey Jeff, What's up? Bee in your bonnet or just fishing? hi
> I mostly agree with Ed and Dmitri's comments. In just 2 posts they pretty
> much covered it.
> How many ops in the shack? (One?, OK, single op category)
> I'd much rather go up against a single op running 2BSIQ and normal antennas
> in a normal QTH than an average op operating with the K3LR  or W3LPL
> antennas. Why?
> A lot of its success is dependent on the signal strength (and location-both
> physically and rarity).  2BSIQ loses some/(much?) of its value if you are
> using small antennas or operating from a common location. Nobody is running
> CQWW CW 2BSIQ Low Power from Kansas with a Tribander @ 48' and inverted
> Vees
> on 40/80 and doubling their score. If they ARE and I'm wrong, more power to
> them.
> See, e.g., N4YDU this past weekend @AJ3AA.  Don't think there is a antenna
there over 75 feet.

73 Rich NN3W

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