[CQ-Contest] call sign in contests

Bill Turner w7ti at jps.net
Sun Feb 11 16:45:03 EST 2001

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On Sun, 11 Feb 2001 19:07:02 -0000, Rick Bullon wrote:

 >I can't see how a call being 1 letter shorter would be
 >an advantage in a contest. Am I wrong in this thinking? BTW I am a phone op
 >not a cw op.


During a typical contest, you will probably send your call between 1000-2000
times or more.  Say one letter 2000 times and that's how much time you save.
Not only that, but it's one less letter for the other guy to get wrong.

Go for a 1x2.  GL.

73, Bill W7TI

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