Q&A: Calling CQ on ham radio?

Question by Good name: Calling CQ on ham radio?
So I been into ham radio for a few months and just got my HF rig. So get me strait about something. I just call cq until someone responds?

My other question is that people just repeat there call sign over and over again. Is that there way for calling CQ, because I do it how th book says to.

Best answer:

Answer by Daniel K
Good name - I'm not sure what they are doing by continually repeating their call sign. It may be a contest.

Keep on calling CQ as the book says - that is the right way to do it.

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