[CQ-Contest] No Dit-Dit (was Sending Speed)
kg5u at hal-pc.org
Mon Sep 18 01:04:30 EDT 2006
> Rather than seeing this practice as rude, I take it as a
> compliment when an experienced Sprinter does not send
> "dit-dit" after I send my information. He is saying, in
> effect, "I think you are a good enough operator to understand
> that I have copied your exchange and don't need to
> acknowledge. If I hadn't copied your exchange, I would have
> asked for a fill."
> The absence of a response is the acknowledgement..
Oh, Hal. Here's where you and I disagree. I need that acknowledgement of
his having received my exchange. The ack is as much a part of the QSO as
the exchange. The absence of an ack does not a QSO make.
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