[CQ-Contest] Re: [Dx] Lets change phonetics
kg2au at stny.rr.com
Sat Nov 3 10:55:26 EST 2001
My Alpha United is often copied as Oscar United, especially when S&Ping.
America United seems to solve the problem.
>Just to set the record straight, I am not calling CQ, I am
>S&P'ing. So I have the luxury of listening for as long as
>it takes to get the callsign correctly. Under certain
>conditions/accents/etc. I just have a lot of difficulty with
>Alpha and Oscar. To my old ear, they sound the same. I
>have been contesting for more years than I want to admit it,
>and it seems to get worse as the years progress. Maybe i
>need that MFJ speech enhancer!
>The entire system doesn't have to be revamped. Just change
>A to America OR O to Ontario (as examples).
Jimmy Weierich, KG2AU <kg2au at stny.rr.com>
Vestal, NY USA FN12xa
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