Things I have learned, again, this time working people in triangle area
from Singapore to Palau to Timor and humbly and apologetically offer advice
to operators in that area.........
-Learn more radio English.
-Practice saying your call sign in clear English, not so fast, and use
-Learn alternative words for your call in other phonetics.
-Repeat your info at least twice all the time.
-Give your whole call sign, especially the prefix for yagis to be turned to
Thank you very much. Help upcoming DX contest sponsored in that area (in
*Do not use GULF, GOLF, ALPHA, BRAVO, DELTA, ECHO, HOTEL, KILO, LIMA, and
other bad ones.
Use AMERICA, BOSTON, CANADA/CHARLIE, DENMARK, ENGLAND, FLORIDA, GERMANY,
HONOLULU, ITALY, JAPAN, KENTUCKY, LONDON, MEXICO, NORWAY, ONTARIO, PAPA,
QUEEN, RADIO, SANTIAGO, TOKYO, UNITED, VICTORIA, WASHINGTON, X-RAY,
I have spent years testing these words with non-native English speakers
and THEY WORK first time. They are based on common PLACE names featured in
the news media in most languages, PORTUGAL, QUEBEC excepted.
HONOLULU SANTIAGO ZERO ZANZIBAR CANADA WASHINGTON
Better to be heard long *once* than not heard shorter three times.
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