Re: Dummy Loads and the use thereof


From: Bob Roach (
Date: Sun Jan 26 1997 - 13:59:33 EST

At 08:32 PM 1/25/97 +0000, you wrote:
>I don't mind a tuner upper if:
>a). It is kept short (1 sec).
>b). The freq is not in use. Should have checked.
>c). They call CQ after tuning up!

I agree here with the occasional exception of c). I have sat down to the
rig before and heard soeone I wanted to work just a soon as the audio came
up, so I had to slide off to quiet spot to tune up and then back to the
partie/frequency of interest.

But generally speaking what you say is right, especially on qrp where
cantacts are more sparce. It is frustrating to hear someone tune up and

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