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GSD17
05-16-2004, 18:29
but what is the exact definition of "73s" i know about what it means but not exactly, thanks

MikeM
05-16-2004, 18:37
73 is "Best Regards!"

73s is "Best Regardses!" ;) Or so my Elmer told me many years ago.

73 ES CUL
Mike
NI0N

GSD17
05-16-2004, 23:57
knew it was something like that, anyone know the origins of it?

Bluefish40
05-17-2004, 13:17
You can find it here: http://www.arrl.org/tis/info/history.html#73

Good luck, Rich S.

therealmarauder
05-18-2004, 09:40
that link doesn't cover it but the reason we say 73 is because in CW the 7 and the 3 are exact opposites. --...7 ...--3 it caught on and now everyone does it. :)

KB4IFS
05-19-2004, 06:58
Watch out for 88.

GSD17
06-18-2004, 00:17
:)