RaDAR rapid QSO protocol

Protocol de QSO rapide par ZS6BNE ….

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This 59 thing is really a waste of time. Hey, pros could even do 5 to 6 QSO’s a minute without it!

During my long example in my previous posting it is helpful to give a decent meaningful report. You just feel the friendliness in some CW QSO’s that last a little longer than 3 minutes

Just thinking FAST

Special station: CQ de WxABC K

Caller: UAxABC

Special station: UAxABX TU

New caller: ZSaXYZ

Special station: ZSaXYZ TU

silence …….

Special station: CQ de WxABC K

weak station: VKx

Special station: VKx ?

weak station: VKxAAA

Special station: VKxAAA TU

and so on ………….. now promoted as the « RaDAR rapid QSO protocol »

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RaDAR – Daring to be different

Article de ZS6BNE….

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« Daring to be different » – inspired by Lucy M6ECG

What makes RaDAR so « different » from any other ham activity?

Firstly, RaDAR is multi disciplined and promotes the use of all methods of communications available to radio amateurs from voice modes through to the digital modes including the use of satellite communications.

RaDAR promotes the use of basic survival methods that the operator is self sufficient and practised.

RaDAR promotes the exchange of useful information other than the basic limited exchange that takes place during most contests. The quality and accuracy of information exchange is considered more important than a large QSO count.

RaDAR promotes the use of navigation principles and grid locators to 10 character accuracy or even finer latitude / longitude detail.

What makes RaDAR totally different to other amateur radio activities is the requirement to move quickly from one point to another and to communicate from each deployment…

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