People are still debating about when to consider a QSO complete. As you
mentioned, if you received a report, and sent a report back, the QSO is
in theory complete. However, there is no confirmation that the other
station received your report, hence the use of RRR. Others want
everything, including the return 73.
73 de Vince, VA3VF
On 2017-05-21 8:26 AM, Larry wrote:
The traditional JT65 QSOs are a bit like watching grass grow. But a
couple of DXpeditions have run some JT65 lately. But I have had a number
of cases where I called CQ and stations responded with a signal report.
After responding with a signal report the QSO was considered complete.
Some still want a "73" to complete the QSO. This scheme mimics the
traditional CW/SSB "599/59, 599/59, TU" style exchange for
There have been a number of VK and JA stations on 80 JT65 I have worked
from the East Coast earlier in the year. Many VK, JA, HL, and YB
stations on 40. I did work VK on 160.
73, Larry W6NWS
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