CW "Language"

Discussion in 'Straight Keys - CW Enthusiasts' started by K1IGS, Sep 29, 2018.

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  1. N8TGQ

    N8TGQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    One that gets me is sending both calls at the start and end of each transmision. Takes so much time! I'll send your call till Im sure its right and then not till end of QSO. Still send mine within 10 minutes but not at the end of each transmission.

    Back to u de N8TGQ
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  2. N1OOQ

    N1OOQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I tend to abbreviate less once the rst/name/qth/rig/pwr/ant stuff is done. Both because it's probably easier to receive, and because I tend to think in real words rather than abbreviations.
    De N1OOQ bk
  3. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    But how is that shorter than "N8TGQ de W7UUU"?

    It's actually more characters! I could just send "BK de W7UUU" and it would be much shorter than "Back to u de W7UUU"

    Lots of variations I suppose. I tend to just do whatever the other guy does first and do it the same way, since that's the format he seems to know / prefer

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