Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by KE0GTU, May 10, 2017.
How about a thread to stop telling other people what to say?
I would be but there's nothing for x-ray. I tried "x-rated" but...nah. Xylephone is the only other word I can think of that starts with X but the sound of it is Z so that would be confusing.
Roger that.. Kilowatt X-Ray Zero Zanzibar..
It's not a matter of knowing how "Al" is spelled, it's a matter of did they copy "Al"...which is kinda why you would spell it with phonetics. Al isn't that great an example, but my name, "Rod," is...if I don't spell it with phonetics, it gets copied as "Ron" or "Rob" no matter how clearly I speak it.
I hadn't either but thinking about it now I'm Kilo 3 Keep It Cimple.
close... close... you need to draw out zanzibar like real hams do... say is real deliverate and slow... like "Zaaaan-zeeee-baaaarrrrr" -- this is especially true when trying to break a pileup - make sure you take so long to say Zaaaan-zeeee-baaarrr that the DX makes two contacts while you're doing it
Whatchamacallit 2 Jurisprudence Kinesthesiology Transcendentalism
Works for me.
This is Worcestershire Dirigible 8 Tercentenary...clear on your final.
I mentioned this before but my favorites at when someone uses a whole string of country and state names.
"This is Tex, Washington 3 Mexico India Germany from Oklahoma". Even better with a genuine SW accent.