[CQ-Contest] Memorable SS Fun-etics

Zack Widup w9sz at prairienet.org
Tue Nov 22 13:46:30 EST 2005

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, Ron Notarius WN3VAW wrote:

> True story...
> Many, many, many moons ago, when Claudia WB3L upgraded to Advanced and
> applied for a 2x2, the FCC gave her KC3FU.  She sent the ticket back, saying
> that there was no way that she could go on the air with that call!

I often wonder the same for the "FO" suffixes.

Years ago someone told me about the time Massey-Ferguson changed from a 
logo that spelled out the name to the letters "MF" and their sales took a 
dip.  Some farmers didn't like that so much, I guess.  :-)

Zack W9SZ

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