[CQ-Contest] Sending 'test'

ktfrog007 at aol.com ktfrog007 at aol.com
Wed Nov 28 10:04:05 EST 2018

Here's a CW weight analyzer.  Fun to use:  http://www.radioqth.net/cwweight
73,Ken, AB1J

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul O'Kane <pokane at ei5di.com>
To: cq-contest <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Wed, Nov 28, 2018 2:23 pm
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Sending 'test'

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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