|[AMRadio] CQ sweepstakes, CQ sweepstakes|
w5jo at brightok.net
Sun Nov 22 23:14:07 EST 2009
I don't know Brett. They must have very tight filters if they zero beat
a contact in progress and call CQ. Those are the ones that give the
nice guys a bad name. If they want to have fun that is fine, but when
they become a irritant on purpose that is too much.
And they did that tonight.
----- Original Message -----
>I heard many fine qso's on 80 today, in spite of the contest.
> I have no use at all for contests but if lots of other people enjoy
> them, I
> can find something else to do and let them have their fun.
> While I was listening, I noticed the contesters seemed to be polite
> and stay
> somewhat clear of the AM qso's, they have much tighter filters...
> I also heard them ask if the frequency was in use and move off if
> said it was.
> They did not move far off, but they did move.
> It sure does not seem like a lot of fun to me, but there are plenty of
> people involved, so it must be fun for them.
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