Radio Three Four Papa

I downloaded the complete Radio Three Four Papa set at K5ZD’s website
as a learning tool. Athletes watch hours of video in order to gain an
understanding of their opponent’s skill and strategy. I lost a lot of
points last weekend when I failed to search for additional
multipliers. My Q count was sufficient however I did not log enough
mults when 15m opened to the east and midwest.

When do I shift from a calling CQ strategy to a search for multiplier strategy?

My NAQP rate was a thrill beyond 50 watts into a ground mounted
vertical. I blissfully called CQ while I heard in the corner of my
competitive mind, “Search for multipliers.”

I continued calling CQ instead of bagging a few 15m rhinos for the
long haul score. I’m listening intently to Radio Three Four Papa as
the team moves between CQ and hunting for multipliers. Rate is nearly
everything in RadioSport however an extra section or zone usually
decides a top ten finish.

73 from the anywhere, anytime shack.

Scot Morrison, KA3DRR, is a regular contributor to and writes from California, USA.

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