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Re: [CQ-Contest] Q-Signals for Contesting

To: "Jimk8mr@aol.com" <Jimk8mr@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Q-Signals for Contesting
From: Jeff Stai <wk6i.jeff@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2015 13:59:51 -0700
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On Sunday, May 10, 2015, K8MR via CQ-Contest <cq-contest@contesting.com>

> Now that bad signal quality is a potential disqualifying event in certain
> contests, is there a simple way to alert somebody, especially on CW, that
> his  signal has a quality issue?
> I can't find a Q signal for such in the ARRL list of Q-signals. I recall
> having seen somewhere a Q-signal for "Your keying is defective", which
> sounds more like a "You need to check your keyer weight setting" than
> "You've
> got spurs", but I can't find a reference to that one.
QSD =  Your keying is defective, your signals are bad.

This would work in principle, if we all knew our Q codes. ;)

73 jeff wk6i

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