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Re: [CQ-Contest] "?" not equal to "QRL?"

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] "?" not equal to "QRL?"
From: Eric Hilding <dx35@hilding.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 15:26:18 -0700
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Jim, K1TN/9, wrote:

 > On a related subject, now that full break in (QSK) is built into most 
rigs, why
 > not just continuously send "CQ TEST K1TN QSK" and wait for someone to send a
 > DIT? Think of the wear and tear this would save on the F1 key.

Hmmm...maybe I'm missing something here, but what if the other guy sends a 
"dit" EXACTLY at the same time when you are sending a character or number 
with a "dit" in it?  I could be wrong, but I don't think my (external) QSK 
unit allows RX "hearing" when I am key-down (even with a dit).

73 & open to enlightenment I remain,


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