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Road Squawker

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I often "play" with the "KiloWatt" stations,................ a k#123 calls and I reply with KW????,... and they never fail to reply with the same "KiloWatt" until I tell them that KiloWatt is two letters,and two words, a K and a W.
 

HomerBB

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Then there is this...
First column ITU, 2nd column DX, 3rd column DX alternative.
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binrat

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Homer, where that that come from?
I have had operators using some of them when I'm operating mountain top. But they mostly do that for the adverse conditions that I operate in. Even with ear buds I sometimes miss stuff.
 
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Rwb

tell the devil im gettin there as fast as i can,r
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I often "play" with the "KiloWatt" stations,................ a k#123 calls and I reply with KW????,... and they never fail to reply with the same "KiloWatt" until I tell them that KiloWatt is two letters,and two words, a K and a W.
dang i thought K W meant kenworth ,i drive a kw
 

HomerBB

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Homer, where that that come from?
I have had operators using some of them when I'm operating mountain top. But they mostly do that for the adverse conditions that I operate in. Even with ear buds I sometimes miss stuff.
hamradioschool.com
 
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Rwb

tell the devil im gettin there as fast as i can,r
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Lets use the K.I.S.S. system = KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID
 

543_Dallas

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I often "play" with the "KiloWatt" stations,................ a k#123 calls and I reply with KW????,... and they never fail to reply with the same "KiloWatt" until I tell them that KiloWatt is two letters,and two words, a K and a W.

Would foxtrot be FT? I know it's one word, but so is kilowatt.
 
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