[CQ-Contest] Little Gun Dilemma: Callsign not acknowledged

Jim Reisert AD1C jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
Wed Feb 20 07:42:20 EST 2002

At 12:22 PM 2/19/2002 -0500, Bill at ng3k.com wrote:

>ARRL DX CW Exchange:
>1  he: test big0gun
>2  me: ng3k
>3  he: ng3 599 kw
>4  me: tu ng3k 599 md
>5  he: r big0gun test

I run CT with "CORRECT" turned on, so this generally won't 
happen.  However, when I heard CT send the TU QRZ without repeating the 
changed call, I quickly aborted the transmission in progress, sent the 
call, then TU QRZ again.  Yes, it messed up my rhythm, BUT better to get 
the QSO in hand RIGHT, rather than waiting for the two in the bushes who 
may never call (apologies to Ben Franklin, Poor Richard and anyone else I 

73 - Jim AD1C

Jim Reisert AD1C, 7 Charlemont Court, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
USA +978-251-9933, <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.com

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