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LID Stations

Some Examples of LIDs

The following stations have demonstrated very poor operating skills.  These are just some examples of the latest.  I have a long list of LIDs - and I WILL NOT WORK LIDS!  No matter how many times they call.  Unfortunately, the LID list is getting longer every day and as a result of frequent harassments I will no longer  work stations that are listed in my shack in addition to the ones listed below, regardless of band or mode.

Oh, and BTW, if I by mistake should work a LID, the record will be deleted from my log before submitting it.  I wouldn't want to admit that I worked a LID.

First, here are some particularly bad LIDs:

W6BSD - is operating a particularly obnoxious robot station that pounces on my frequency when I call CQ - even if the CQ is qualified, such as "CQ EU".  He then proceeds to call with a strong signal five times.  I have recorded 16 cases of this over the last month.  I think this qualifies as "willful and intentional interference".

K4YT - has on numerous occasions continuously called me on my frequency when I was trying to work DX.  Even though I made it very clear that his call was not wanted and also that he was creating QRM.  I am not sure if he is of low intelligence or carelessly just letting WSJT-X run until it times out.  I have recorded him doing this on the following dates: 05Oct21, 10Oct21, 16Oct21, 25Oct21, 26Oct21, 23Nov21, 27Feb22, 28Mar22, 01Apr22, 23May22, 06Jun22 24Jun22, 29Jun22, 25Aug22, 01Sep22, 04Sep22, 11Sep22, 25Sep22, 15Nov22 and many times in 2023. 

K9XP - same as K4YT above, but in addition, on occasion calling CQ on the frequency when I refused to work him.   The following dates were recorded: 16Apr2021, 28Apr2021, 29Apr2021, 03May2021, 04May2021, 15May21, 18May21, 22May21, 24May21 (on two bands), 28May21, 06Jun21, 19Jun21, 11Jul21, 21Jul21, 23Jul21, 05Aug21, 19Aug21, 26Aug21, 30Aug21, 06Sep21, 19Dec21, 18Feb22, 24Feb22, 08Mar22, 22Mar22, 30Mar22, 08Apr22, 12Apr22, 04May22, 06May22, 25May22, 06Jun22, 09Jun22, 16Jun22, 21Jun22, 28Jun22, 29Jun22, 04Jul2220Jul22, 22Jul22 27Jul22, 04Aug22, 05Aug22, 02Sep22, 13Sep22, 29Sep22, 14Oct22, .  This guy is either retarded or otherwise mentally abnormal.  He is also running an automated, unattended station counter to the spirit of FT8.  The FCC may be interested.

AC9XW - is obviously trying to harass me.  He starts calling CQ right on my frequency continuously even though I tell him the frequency is in use.  If I QSY he will follow.  I do not have the date of the first occurrence of this behaviour, but the following dates are recorded:  24Mar21, 01May21, 13May21 and 30Sep21.  Obviously a sick individual.  I know he can hear me with a strong signal (there are ways to find out).  If I have further occurrences, I will contact the FCC.

N4ZZ - Similar behaviour to K4YT and K9XP.  Many dates on my LID list.


Second, here are some stations that have earned the title LIDs on one or more occurrences. The list starts with most recent event first.  To clarify: these are stations that have first politely been told that their calls were unwanted (i.e. wrong continent) and creating QRM on a frequency that I have been operation on for a while.  I  usually revert stronger language (i.e. "LID") if a polite message is ignored, but then these stations still continued.  Either these operators are not looking at the screen or they are more pig-headed than one should expect from a licensed amateur:

 (This list has not been maintained here between Nov '21 and June '23,  but I still have the list in the shack)



W5THT - 01Nov21 Calling continuously.

JA7CSD - 01Nov21 Calling continuously.

N7KDL - 31Oct21 Calling continuously.

JA1PLY - Calling continuously.

W6YW - 27Oct21 Calling continuously.

N0JJO - 26Oct21 - calling continuously.

KG5ZZB - 25Oct21 Calling me continuously despite being told that he is not wanted.  I moved frequency and he followed.

N3XLS is the latest bone head.  He is one of the ones whose geographical knowledge leaves much to be desired.  He has called me several times when I call CQ Europe: 25Oct21, 27Oct21, 31Oct21 and 01Nove21.

N9WSL - 24Oct21 Calling me continuously

K6GAN - 23Oct21 - Calling me continuously.

N7TBR - 20Oct21 Calling me continuously.

K4KR - 15Oct21 Calling on the frequency before looking and continued when told it was busy.

NT4U - 06Oct21 Called many times and then proceeded to another station on my frequency.

K4YT - 05Oct21 and again on 07Oct21 and 10Oct21 (twice).  Continuous calling. Followed when I QSYd and on different bands.  Again the same on 16Oct21, 25Oct21 and 26Oct21.

W5CJF - 21Sep21 calling continuously and followed me when I changed frequency.  Obnoxious.

KD9KAE - 20Sep21 and again 21Sep21 and 08Sep21.  Calling continuously.  Must be a little dense.

N6AKO - 09Sep21 continuous calling on my frequency.

AD8GN - 09Sep21 and again 08Oct21 continuous calling on my frequency.

K5TUX - 07Sep21 kept calling me on my frequency and then called me "AHOLE" on the air.

K6AGA - 23Aug21 continuously calling me on my frequency.

K3ADU - 22Aug21 suddenly calling another station on my frequency.

NC6D - Again on 30Jul21 Continuous calling

K6RCS - Again on 29Jul21 and 25Aug21 calling continuously and then call CQ.  Pretending that he then did not hear me.  Well, there are ways to find out...

W3CDE - 23Jul21 Calling CQ on my frequency.  No RX or just does not look to see where he transmits

NC6D - again on 17Jul21 Called continuously and followed when I changed frequency

W6DPM - 05Jul21 and again 05Oct21 Continuous calling followed by CQ.  Another twit.

AA5HH - 29Jun21 and again 03Jul21 Calling on top of my frequency and continued working stations

VE4VID - 25Jun21  Suddenly calling CQ on frequency

K4LEF - 24Jun21  Calling continuously.

7L2PIL - 23Jun21  Calling continuously.

N6RV - 23Jun21  Suddenly calling on frequency

N9KT - 22Jun21  Calling CQ on frequency.

NC6D - 21Jun21  Calling continuously.

KO0DCR - 21Jun21  Calling continuously.

8P6FH - 19Jun21  Decided to take over my frequency after I worked him.  His log entry has been deleted.

K4MRQ - 16Jun21  Suddenly calling CQ on frequency

KX8T - 15Jun21  Suddenly calling CQ on frequency

K4ZMF - 13Jun21  Suddenly calling CQ on frequency

K6RCS - 05Jun21  Calling continuously.

JH5LTS - 05Jun21  Calling continuously.

WA7LNW - 05Jun21  Created bad splatter and continued even after being told.

W0PYA - 05Jun21 Calling continuously.

K6RCS - 02Jun21  Calling continuously.

K6DLC - 25May21  Continuous calling and then called CQ.

KI7LVZ - 18May21  Calling on my frequency.  He did not seem to know what a LID is  A sad specimen.

W6YM - 16May21  Calling continuously.

K5LJB - 11May21  Calling many times when not wanted.

KG4IXS - 09May21 and again the following day calling continuously.

K5VSD - 09May21  Calling and then continued with CQ on the frequency.

K0RUG - 07May21  Continuously calling on frequency - at least 20 times.

NK9I - 29Apr2021  Grossly overdriven station with a very strong 3rd audio harmonic obliterating a portion of the band.  He continued operating this way even though he was told about the problem.

VE3SSV - 10Apr2021 It appears that Americans are not the only people that are geographically challenged.  This individual has called me several times when I call CQ Europe - right on my frequency.  On the date mentioned he proceeded by calling CQ.  

W2GH - 28Mar2021 Suddenly called CQ on my frequency and kept working a station even though I told him the frequency was in use

KJ6OWI - 18Mar2021 and again 23Mar2021

K4VXD - 18Mar2021

N3DGE - 18Mar2021 All 3 of these idiots kept QRM'ing me by calling me on my frequency when I was trying to call Europe on 40m.  Some are obviously not reading their screens, are deliberately obnoxious or simply stupid.  N3DGE was the worst of the lot - kept calling at least 20 times.  40 m is a sandbox band at the best of times, but these LIDs should be banned from HF forever.  They are now on my LID list and will never be worked.  Don't waste your time or mine - twits.  

KG5SFT - 28Jan2021  Suddenly started calling CQ overlapping my frequency hence creating QRM.  Repeated requests to QSY were ignored.  A true LID that does not seem to understand basic cooperation among Radio Amateurs.

N0KQG - 27Jan2021  Continuously calling me on my frequency while I was calling CA South America.  Perhaps he thinks that's where he lives.  Maybe he should move there so there is one fewer LID in North America.

VE3FTG - 27Jan2021  same as W0AAD below.

W0AAD - 27Jan2021  Calling me on 20 m when I am calling for another continent.  I sometimes wonder if people like that cannot read the screen or are simply too dumb know which continent he lives on

KG4IXS - 24Jan2021  Once again this idiot does not seem to understand that calling me on my frequency when I am trying to listen to weak DX causes QRM and demonstrates VERY poor operating skills.  A repeated LID.  This was on 12 m.

N1MRG - 21 Jan2021  Called me many times although I was calling CQ for a different continent.  He kept calling although I made it clear that he was creating QRM

AJ6T - 18Jan2021 Called on the frequency on 30 m I had been using for several minutes.  A polite request to QSY was ignored.

K4TXX - 09Jan2021 Called many times on my frequency while I was calling CQ EU on 30 m - even after I asked him to QSY.  Thanks LID for creating QRM so I couldn't hear the callers from Europe.

KL7QW - 05Jan2021 Same as above.  This time it was on 20 m.

KG5CR - 28Dec2020 Called many times on 30 m while I was calling CQ EU.  After making it clear that I did not want to work him, he demonstrated his level of maturity by calling CQ on the frequency.  A LID and obviously has a mental problem.

K7YVR - 23Dec2020 same behaviour as KG5CR.  A LID and immature.  Grow up!

KG4IXS - 12Dec2020 called me continuously on frequency on 15 m even though I made it clear that I did not want to work him.  Again, I may have lost some weak DX station because of this LID.  He did the same on 09Dec2020, BTW.  Later he tried to tell me that he needed my grid - on my frequency, thereby creating more QRM.

KB6IQ - 10Dec2020 started calling CQ on the frequency I had been working on for at least 1/2 hour.  Either this idiot does look at the screen before he starts transmitting or he just doesn't care.  Either way a LID.

K2TV - 03Dec2020 Started calling on the frequency which I had been working on for a while.  He did not respond to requests to QSY.  Look before transmitting next time LID. 

KD2HWD - 03Dec2020 (several LIDs that day) Called me continuously on 20 m while I was calling CQ to another continent.  Kept calling after I let him know that he was creating QRM.  Yet another LID.