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Re: uo-14 and emergency traffic

On Friday, 11 August 2000, KK5DO wrote:

> am i missing something in the fcc rules on this? 'sos' is used for an 
> emergency call on cw and 'mayday' is used for an emergency on sideband 
> and according to the rules, 'break' is used for an emergency on fm.

On FM, the word "break" is used to break into a QSO.

For an emergency, a "double break" is used (as in BREAK BREAK).
At least, that's the protocol used here.

73 //Garie *K8KFJ*

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