Bill Garwood

Agree with Steve.  No IMD etc. 

Do not send me my call over and over, I already know who I am.  Send your call and my call 1 time once the qso is underway.  If I need it, I will ask you to repeat anything that is missing.

Happy Radio!

Bill. N4GBK in NC

From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of w3hf@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:04:22 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: Re: [070] MACRO's

1a. If I'm answering a CQ, I will typically use a 1x4 -- my standard 1x1 macro followed by an "ID 3" macro.

1b. If I'm replying to someone who has responded to my CQ, I will use a 1x1 unless he hasn't copied my call correctly. Then I'd use a 1x4 as above. And I won't start the QSO itself until he copies my call correctly.
1c. During the QSO, it's only a 1x1. Anything else is a waste of time.

2. IMD and SNR are useless IMO. The way the software calculates IMD it's not correct unless the SNR is very high. And SNR is only useful to the receiving station, not the transmitter. So please do not put/leave them in your macros.


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