[CQ-Contest] How to Call CQ

David Siddall hhamwv at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 12:32:10 EST 2016

93 years later & we're still discussing how to call CQ properly during a

"... the ARRL Operating Department announced a *100 meter CQ party* for the
nights of 24 and 25 March 1923, from 10:30 p.m. to 12:10 a.m. Eastern
Time....  Trying to encourage efficient operation, ARRL Traffic Manager
Fred Schnell warned, 'Don’t call CQ 185 times and sign once; no one is
going to camp on your wave forever—keep signing at intervals.' "

(source: The Fourth Time's the Charm

73, Dave K3ZJ

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