|[AMRadio] AMRadio Digest, Vol 65, Issue 10|
k4kyv at charter.net
Sat Jun 20 14:54:19 EDT 2009
> Good for you Bernie! I have heard more illegal trash up there and we all
> have to
> be very
> wary of it. Have fun up there on10, hope to be up there on AM this
> Dave VE1UJ
> Bernie Doran wrote:
>> I have a question. was on 10 meters a few days ago, band was wide open
>> on beacons, called CQ a few times and had responses from two who chose to
>> only respond by apparently the last three letters of their call, IE abc
>> etc. What is that all about? is this CB, freebanders, lazy, stupid, or
>> what? I did not and will not respond to this sort of BS. I hope that is
>> the norm for 10 meters. Bernie W8RPW
What I might have done would be to have played with their head a little, by
pretending like I thought it was a legitimate station but I just didn't copy
all of the call sign, and asked for a repeat:
"ABC station, I didn't get your prefix. Please repeat your call"
or "Question mark ABC? Please repeat your prefix and the number in your
call, go ahead.
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