[CQ-Contest] RE: NAQP name handicap experiment

Bud Hippisley, K2KIR k2kir at telenet.net
Thu Jan 16 09:58:43 EST 2003

At 04:44 PM 2003-01-15 , NN6O wrote:
>The first time I entered NAQP SSB, I used my real first name (Aaron).
>The following was very typical...
>Heard: CQ NA CQ NA W6XYZ Contest
>Heard: KD6DAE, Jimbo in Cal
>Me: Thanks Jimbo, Aaron in Cal
>Heard: Thanks Darrin
>Me: Correction Aaron
>Heard: Eric?
>Me: No, Aaron - Alpha Alpha Romeo Oscar November
>Heard: Oh, Aaron, thanks. QRZed

That's because you didn't use the right phonetics.  If you had said  "Aaron, as in Elvis Aaron Presley", no one would have needed any repeats....:-)

Bud, K2KIR

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