Well FD had come and gone...

Andy <ve9dx@...>

Played around with LP and a vertical.
Had exchanges with well over 200 PSK stations.
There was something that I noticed. It was a bit alarming to say
the least.
Many times (yes many) I had more than one station calling me and in
the pile there would be stations calling that would not only send
there call but the exchange also. This is all well and good but I
feel one should be sure they are the station that was going to be
worked before sending the report. Interesting enough just as they
would finish the report the others would start calling again. Many
times I would see a report going by and only part of a call or no
call at all.
Especially during FD (As it it a time of show and tell with many
looking over your shoulders and we are all trying to promote) It
might pay to be sure you are the one who is going to be the next
contact before sending the report.
This was very obvious on PSK 31. I did not notice this happen on
CW, SSB, RTTY or MT63 this weekend.
Maybe I was looking around the wrong area but I did not hear any
PSK on 80, worked about 30 on 40 and the rest on 20, 15 and 10.

To all that I did work... Many thanks for being there... Regards...
73 Andy (VE9DX)

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