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Re: [CQ-Contest] Contest Exchange

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Contest Exchange
From: Mark Bailey <kd4d@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:08:00 -0500
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Hi Pete;

The most important thing in the CQ is your call. I think you should send it 
twice. I don't think you should send test twice and CQ TEST is redundant! :-)

I also don't think the S&P station needs to send TU.

Thanks for the QSO in the CQ 160!


Mark, KD4D

Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

Pete Smith <n4zr@contesting.com> wrote:

I'm a sucker for a good hypothetical, Joe. Here's how I think it should go: CQ 
TEST N4ZR TEST P5AL P5AL 5NN WV TU 5NN 100 TU N4ZR 73, Pete N4ZR The World 
Contest Station Database, updated daily at www.conteststations.com The Reverse 
Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net, blog at reversebeacon.blogspot.com, 
spots at telnet.reversebeacon.net, port 7000 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 
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