Dueling CQ or Alternating CQ is a great technique to squeeze some extra QSO’s out of slow bands, or general slow rate contesting often experienced from Norway. Below is a audio file and log excerpt from a dual CQ I did in the ARRL DX CW 2013. I actually did a lot of dueling CQ, but this excerpt looked alternating enough for an example. Working on 20M(left ear) and 15M(right ear). Please use headphones when listening since there is one radio in each ear.
Remember this is done from Norway and we don’t generate the biggest pileups 🙂
It’s 20 minutes long. You listen to as long as you like of course. 46 QSOs made. 33 on 20M and 13 on 15M. Beats being on one band only doesn’t it? Doing this in a serial number contest is much more difficult though. Continue reading →