[CQ-Contest] Sending 'test'

Paul O'Kane pokane at ei5di.com
Wed Nov 28 08:33:57 EST 2018

On 28/11/2018 08:29, Chris Tran GM3WOJ wrote:

> I would just send (once) ‘CQ GM2V’, listen for about 3s, then ‘CQ GM2V’ again.  I’ve calculated that this ‘CQ GM2V’ takes about 2.5s to send at 40wpm, so no-one has to wait longer than 6s to hear both the next CQ and the callsign.

Sending "CQ" takes 27 dot units, whereas "TEST" takes 21 dot units.
Doesn't that mean "GM2V TEST" is more efficient than "CQ GM2V"? :-)

Paul EI5DI

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