There has been way too much discussion on the WIN System about use of call signs.
When you are using any linked system you are tying up lots of
stations. 90 plus visitors
in the case of the WIN System. Please read the regulation below and ID accordingly.
Note that there is no mention of using a call sign at the beginning of a conversation.
Also when folks say their call sign followed by "for ID" that is redundant.
Why else would a station give their call sign?
§97.119 Station identification.
(a) Each amateur station, except a space station or
telecommand station, must transmit its