[CQ-Contest] An Observation

John Warren nt5c at texas.net
Mon Oct 31 07:03:45 EST 2005

Steve ZC4LI wrote:

>  > Gentlemen, it came to my notice during the CQWW SSB Contest
>>  that it would be a whole lot easier and quicker if everyone
>>  used the correct phonetic alphabet and dropped the
>  > ''Guatamalas,Londons and Japans''

Yes but....

I have serious problems with "Tango" in my callsign. On tough QSOs, 
it's  recognized as "Echo" at least 30% of the time. So then I have 
to repeat with Tokyo or Toronto - Tokyo seems to work best. Anyone 
else have that problem, or is it my poor enunciation of my native 

John, NT5C.

More information about the CQ-Contest mailing list