[CQ-Contest] RULES ARE RULES
ludal at dmv.com
Tue Nov 20 09:19:09 EST 2001
It's the rules! Actually, SS exchange simulates the heading of an ARRL
radiogram. It was instituted as a training vehicle for traffic handlers.
It's all part of the tradition.
Number (of message)
Precedencel (message precendence, ie priority, routine etc.)
Call (message originator)
Check (group count of message text)
Section (place of origin)
It all has a purpose.
73 Dallas W3PP
----- Original Message -----
From: Don Munson <munsonjr at bellatlantic.net>
To: <CQ-Contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] RULES ARE RULES
> Can I ask a question? I worked a little of the sweepstakes and I saw the
> original post. Can someone explain why the callsign is part of the
> I found it quite cumbersome to make a contact using my name (sometimes
> having to repeat to get through QRM/QRN/Low signals) only to put my call
> into the "required" exchange. I can see the serial number, check number
> section - not the callsign. To what purpose is it there?
> Don, W4GFQ
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