Optimum call sign for CW?

sawyer at twg.com sawyer at twg.com
Wed Dec 15 17:07:18 EST 1993

You mentioned the call TU5NN?  Well, you should meet Linda from 
Oklahoma.  Before she upgraded, her call was N5DWN. After she upgraded,
they gave her the call AA5NN.  You may hear her in the pile-up's.  She
is even in a few contests.

>From Trey Garlough <GARLOUGH at TGV.COM>  Thu Dec 16 01:49:23 1993
From: Trey Garlough <GARLOUGH at TGV.COM> (Trey Garlough)
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1993 17:49:23 -0800 (PST)
Subject: call choice
Message-ID: <756006563.142152.GARLOUGH at TGV.COM>

> Most all of the discussion I have heard so far has centered on the 
> effectiveness of calls on CW.  What about phone?  I submit that you can 
> pretty quickly rule out some letters that you don't want -  F, M, etc.  For 
> what it's worth, my suffix works great without phonetics, but then with my 
> little station I don't run many JAs.

My experience indicates that it's more important to be LOUD than to have 
a great callsign.

--Trey, WN4KKN/5/6/HC8/...

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