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

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] "?" not equal to "QRL?"
From: <w9wi@w9wi.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 06:02:44 -0400
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On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 01:27:22 +0000
  W2RU - Bud Hippisley <W2RU@frontiernet.net> wrote:
> "QRL?" was a wonderful Q-signal when I was a rag chewer 
>or on the Novice 
> bands.  It is totally inconsistent with the pace of 
>today's contest 
> operating.

One thing I think we should keep in mind is the 
possibility the person who's using the frequency is NOT a 

I would imagine most of us would respond to pretty much 
anything that got transmitted on our run frequency.  I'm 
not so sure about the average ragchewer or new CW 

Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View, TN EM66
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