[CQ-Contest] Prefills in SS Exchanges

Gary Sutcliffe w9xt at unifiedmicro.com
Tue Nov 25 23:08:51 EST 2014

Saying each number separately is best.

It is especially important if you are saying a number in the teens.  If 
you say "seventeen", fast typists will type in the 7 before they realize 
they have it wrong and have to correct it by hitting <home> or backspace 
to put in the 1.

Gary, W9XT

On 11/26/2014 1:24 AM, Tom Osborne wrote:
> I used to use 'fifty-four' for the check, but had lots or requests for
> repeats, so I also started using 'five four' for the check and had lots
> less requests.
> I think 54 and 64 sound a lot alike in the QRM.  73
> Tom W7WHY
> On 11/24/2014 5:20 PM, john at kk9a.com wrote:
>> I find six nine instead of sixty-nine much easier to accurately copy
>> on SSB
>> and best of all it is less syllables.
>> John KK9A
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