[CQ-Contest] Don't we need to change the sprint protocol?

Mike Gilmer n2mg at contesting.com
Fri Sep 17 13:30:52 EDT 2004

Bill Fisher suggested to me once that a blast of dits 
from your paddle will get most folks' attention. 
Seems to work fairly well if you're quick enough.

Mike N2MG

> I call CQ. Someone answers. I send him my exchange.
> He sends me his, 
> but I miss something, like the number.
> Right as he finishes, someone else calls. I sit
> there sending NR? NR? 
> NR? over and over, but they both ignore me. Soon the
> station is gone, 
> and I've got a busted QSO.

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