I'm a sucker for a good hypothetical, Joe.
Here's how I think it should go:
CQ TEST N4ZR TEST
P5AL 5NN WV
TU 5NN 100
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 2/1/2011 10:36 AM, Joe wrote:
> This was lightly touched on a while ago. But today it got me to
> thinking. What is the best exchange out there?
> I mean really, what now days do you expect to hear so you can maximize
> your ability to copy the information, and make max QSO rates?
> I remember the conversation here about none of the not needed "Thank
> You" or "Please Copy" stuff on Phone.
> And I remember in the 70's on CW the BK was sent at the end of every
> transmission to let the other station know it's being turned over to
> them now.
> Like sent in CW "K9XYZ UR 5NN WI BK"
> I can't remember the last time I heard a BK,
> Or like in Field Day as an example in the 70's again, Like the end of a
> contact would have been something like
> "K9XYZ RR TU QRZ FD DE WB9SBD K
> I know nothing like this happens anymore.
> So say with the up coming ARRL CW DX Contest, the exchange is,
> W/VE: RST + (state/province)
> non-W/VE: RST + power
> Whats everyone thoughts of what you would wish everyone would use as a
> format on a typical QSO?
> I'm curious to see the possible wide variances of what people would like
> to hear.
> Joe WB9SBD
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