[CQ-Contest] Fw: An Observation
k7qq at netzero.net
Mon Oct 31 09:22:29 EST 2005
The phonetics depend on which contest your operating,
Mine of corse is always given correctly.
K7QQ Quack Quack , Quick Queer , Quito Quito when Wrking some South
American's, It just depends on the operator on the Rx end and what he
thinks he is hearing,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Zack Widup" <w9sz at prairienet.org>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 13:39
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] An Observation
> On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 ALANNOTTAGE at aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 31/10/05 12:17:47 GMT Standard Time, from
> > cq-contest at contesting.com, Steve, ZC4LI, from hodgson at cytanet.com.cy
> > > Gentlemen, it came to my notice during the CQWW SSB Contest that it
> > > be a whole lot easier and quicker if everyone used the correct
> > > alphabet and dropped the ''Guatamalas,Londons and Japans''
> > Roger that Steve :>)
> > Al G0XBV
> Aww ... what fun are you?
> (Just kidding) - I can see that in international contests nonstandard
> phonetics can be a problem. But I've had a lot of fun with them on Field
> Day (which isn't really a contest, anyway - or is it?)
> One year we used the call W9DE in the group I was in. His name happened
> to be Ernie, so we used "Whiskey Nine Dirty Ernie" which got copied by
> some people as "Dirty Birdie" for some reason. In another year the same
> club used "Whiskey Nine Old Fat Rat" for W9OFR, and that one seemed to go
> through just fine to everyone.
> For my own call I've sometimes used Stuck Zipper, Striped Zebra, Silicon
> Zener, and a few others. Sometimes those get through when Sierra Zulu
> But mostly I work CW where I don't need phonetics.
> 73, Zack W9SillyZack
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