For me, the "correct" phonetics are always easy to copy. It's the
"personalized" ones that can also throw you off. If I use "Very Old One Has
Everything" I'll have to repeat it a million times.
Everyone.... please stick the the standard phonetics all should be OK.
73 -- Paul VO1HE
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> Subject: [CQ-Contest] SSB Sections in SS
> VO1MX and VE3DZ mentioned that poor enunciation makes it hard
> to copy your Section -- especially if the receiving op is not
> familiar with the the info. This brings me back to my Little
> Pistol question -- on SSB (especially if the signal is weak)
> which way is easier for the receiving op to copy:
> "Maaarylaand" or "Mike Delta (Charlie)"; or "Losss Aangeless"
> or "Lima Alfa Xray"?
> I would think that the phonetics are more clear, and that
> they take one less translation step from ear to keyboard.
> But I'd like to hear what the "real" phone op's think.
> 73, Art K3KU
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