... And yes - I know the callsign is part of the exchange in the Sprint.
That's not the point.
The point is 'Dit Dit' is a commonly accepted way of acknowledging confirmation
of a QSO, just like 'TU' is, or 'TU KE3X'. Over 48 hours, sending less
characters saves time.
The decision of how often I identify is a function of my rate and the rules of
the contest. It doesn't matter what I choose to use as a confirmation.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Ken Low <email@example.com>
> Date: February 23, 2016 at 8:19:00 AM EST
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Your Call?
> "On Mon,2/22/2016 3:14 PM, Drew Vonada-Smith wrote:
>> I've actually had contesters tell me proudly how efficient they were because
>> after each QSO in a big run, they skip the TU and their call and just send a
>> dit. We need to change this mindset."
> Actually we don't.
> In the NA Sprint, many stations send 'Dit Dit' to indicate confirmation.
> It's a commonly accepted practice.
> Ken KE3X
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