[amsat-bb] QSO Protocol
wb3jfs at cox.net
Sun Oct 2 22:11:03 UTC 2016
I would suspect that most people make QSO's via the birds to obtain
awards, certificates, etc. In a lot of cases, not all, grids are
required. That's why if you notice most QSL's printed up now have the
grid square listed along with possibly CQ and ITU zones. 10 years back,
I've never recalled a QSL with the grid square listed.
On 10/2/2016 2:51 PM, Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> Grid square isn't required. Time certainly isn't needed in any
> exchange (except for BARTG RTTY contest).
> Paul, N8HM
> On Sunday, October 2, 2016, Jeff Yanko <wb3jfs at cox.net
> <mailto:wb3jfs at cox.net>> wrote:
> Callsign and grid square is all that is needed, plus the time,
> (UTC). Signal report on any birds isn't necessary.
> BTW, signal reports aren't needed for HF QSO under WAS or DXCC.
> Jeff WB3JFS
> On 10/2/2016 1:37 PM, Joe wrote:
> What is the standard for a minimal contact of what must be
> exchanged for a valid QSO?
> Joe WB9SBD
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