[CQ-Contest] ....digging through the archives....HOW TO
RUN RATE by N6BT
n4zr at contesting.com
Thu Jun 10 13:21:13 EDT 1999
At 12:05 PM 6/10/1999 -0400, Bill Coleman AA4LR wrote:
>>d) Limit "Thanks you's", "Good luck's", etc. to zero. [hmmmmmmm]
>Same key word. If one sends:
>R QSL TU GL 73 QRZ DE AA4LR
>After every Q, you're wasting time.
A couple of thoughts --
Take a listen to CT1BOH's best hour at P40E in the CQWWCW test (on
www.contesting.com). He sent "TU P40E" after almost every QSO, even at
250+/hour. He also used "ENNN" for his exchange, but we all understand
that the exchange in CQWW is null anyhow.
TR log allows a normal "QSL" message (intended to be something like "TU
P40E TEST" and a "Quick QSL" message on CW, which can be just "R" or "TU"
or "EE" or whatever. Even just sending "EE" lets the other station know
you've copied OK. Surely, 2 dits of "overhead" is a pretty low price to
pay for both parties' knowing that it was a complete QSO.
73, Pete N4ZR
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