[CQ-Contest] "Test" At End of CQ
py2ny.vitor at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 09:23:15 EDT 2020
If I hear just the call, no, no, I will not answer,
because my mind first response will be: "is this
guy trying do work somebody that I can't listen?".
If I hear the call with TEST, I will answer him
PY2NY / SP9NY / V26NY - Vitor Luis Aidar dos Santos
Em seg., 1 de jun. de 2020 às 10:15, Stan Stockton <wa5rtg at gmail.com>
> So when you are S&P and you tune across someone in time to hear them send
> their call sign one time do you call them or not?
> If not, and they actually called CQ, do you wait for them to work whoever
> does call them and call when they are ready for another one? If you do
> call I guess you risk causing QRM to the guy you thought you were calling
> as he tries to copy the guy who he was calling.
> Not sure this is same category as "Please Copy"
> TEST K5GO or K5GO TEST
> On Sun, May 31, 2020, 10:59 PM Jim Brown <k9yc at audiosystemsgroup.com>
> > I don't know where this practice came from -- perhaps the guys who came
> > up with "Please Copy?" Both are time-wasters, and "test" at the end of a
> > CQ completely throws off the rhythm of answering a CQ. If you need that
> > "test" to tell you it's time to call, you need to go back to contesting
> > school!
> > 73, Jim K9YC
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