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Re: [CQ-Contest] Phonetics

To: "LA5HE Ragnar Otterstad" <la5he@otterstad.dk>,<cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Phonetics
From: "Stuart Santelmann KC1F" <kc1f@adelphia.net>
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 17:08:00 -0400
List-post: <mailto:cq-contest@contesting.com>
> I don't know if my perceptions have changed over my 36 years of 
> contesting,
> but I think people's ability to recognize state and section names without
> phonetics has definitely gone downhill.
> Waht is wrong with using  internationally recognised phonetics like the
> ICAO-alphabet ?
> Alfa, Bravo  ................   ?
> 73  Rag  LA5HE

Hello again Rag:

"It takes longer"  =   "Italy Tango              Tango Alpha Kilo Echo Sugar 
Lima Oscar November Golf Echo Romeo"

I enjoyed our lunch in Dayton many years ago...

Stu        KC1F 

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