Re: Building Contest

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From: prvalko (prvalko@oakland.edu)
Date: Fri May 05 1995 - 14:40:48 EDT


On Thu, 4 May 1995, chuck adams wrote:

> Jeff,
>
> Today we just send a "dit dit" at the end of a qso as a carry over
> from the old days. Others hear us OTs do it and think that it's
> a secret handshake or something and they do it and ......

Chuck,

You all may be amused to note that on our local repeater, we often give a
double kurchunk at the end of a QSO to signal that we heard the "final"
transmission, and were still listening... as opposed to shutting the
radio off in the middle of it ;-)

I still do a "dit dit" and more often than not, the "dit dididit dit" at
the end of a CW contact too.

Speaking of old habits... I also still ID as "mobile eight," while driving
around town... drives the new guys nuts.

73 =paul= wb8zjl


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