QSM? - Do you have an objection to being spotted?
QSM - I have no objection to being spotted.
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> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Paul O'Kane
> Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:46 PM
> To: CQ-Contest@contesting.com
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Q Code for Spotters
> Some contesters don't like being spotted, because the
> resultant pileup slows their rate. Others, like myself,
> think it's our birthday when we have two or more callers.
> For most of us, being spotted confers a huge advantage, but
> we're not allowed to spot ourselves and we can't ask anyone
> else to do it - it's entirely at the whim of others.
> To help those kind people to know when it's appropriate to
> spot, I propose the Q-Code QSM as an alternative to QSL or
> Roger or Thanks. It does not mean "Please Spot Me", because
> that would be against the rules - written or unwritten. It
> means "I have no objection to being spotted".
> No QSM heard, don't spot - otherwise it's your choice.
> Paul EI5DI
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