Hi Pete and all,
Being on the S&P side I would rather hear
N4ZR N4ZR test
CQ TEST N4ZR TEST
For me to know your call sign is more important then the word TEST given
And please please no /QRP This is not part of the call.
73, Igor UA9CDC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 3:07 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Contest Exchange
> 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
> TU N4ZR
> 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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