danny.higgins at keme.co.uk
Sun Apr 11 15:59:42 PDT 2010
You are all lucky to have a second or third choice of phonetics to suit the
conditions. Anyone got any other suggestions for X-ray other than
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[mailto:uk-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Rob - G4LMW
Sent: 11 April 2010 23:33
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Subject: Re: [UK-CONTEST] Phonetics
I tend to use "Germany four London Mexico Washington" in poor conditions.
Golf is very "soft" and gets lost
Lima gets confused as Alpha
Mike is sometimes missed altogether
Whiskey is copied as Yankee
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From: "john reynolds" <g3rsd at btinternet.com>
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Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2010 10:56 PM
Subject: [UK-CONTEST] Phonetics
> It is interesting to learn that I am not alone in using other phonetics in
> preference to "GOLF".........I find "GERMANY" is copied much easier than
> "GOLF when there is heavy QRM.
> I would be interested to learn if I am alone in copying "E" when someone
> has given "XRAY" in a call sign...........it sounds as if it should be "E"
> for "XRAY".
> SSB is not my favourite mode,I hasten to add.
> John G3RSD
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