73 vs 73's

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73 vs 73's

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If 73 means 'Best Wishes' or 'Best Regards'; What does 73's mean??
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Re: 73 vs 73's

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Hey..

The correct term is 73..

Making any of these numbers plural such as 73’ and 88’s is incorrect since they are already plural.

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Re: 73 vs 73's

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73's and 73 are the same. Seriously really lol


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Re: 73 vs 73's

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Not the same.. They would like for one to accept them as the same but they are not..
It would be more like What's up's.. ♠W.G.
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Re: 73 vs 73's

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You also hear people say 3rd's
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🤡 Clowning Around with Radio Lingo: 73 vs. 73's 🎈

Greetings, my fellow radio jesters! 📻

In the wacky world of ham and CB radio chatter, the number "73" isn't just a number; it's your ticket to a chuckle and a grin. It's like giving a radio high-five with confetti cannons, signifying "Best Wishes" or "Best Regards." Imagine a tiny clown horn tooting as you say it! 🤡🎉

But hold on to your oversized shoes, because here comes "73's"! 🤹

"73's" is like juggling extra rubber chickens in your radio banter. It doesn't change the main act, but it's a quirky way of saying, "I'm sending all the best wishes from my clown car in the radio circus!" 🚗🤹‍♀️

So, whether you're clowning around with "73" or putting on a big top show with "73's," remember, it's your way of spreading laughter through the airwaves! 📡🤣


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Re: 73 vs 73's

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Nope; it is like saying laughs are good, but one states laughs's are good.. ♠W.G.
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73 is a ham op’s term, CB’ers use the 73’s, I’ve been heard saying it as well. On the forum I text “3’s” when ending a post. It basically is anyway you want to do it, there is no right or wrong.

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Re: 73 vs 73's

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So pretty much anything goes..?? Here is an old saying:
"Right is right if no one is doing it, Wrong is still wrong if everyone is doing it" St. Augustine..
Thx. 73, W.G. Davis/ K4WGD
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Re: 73 vs 73's

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If 73 means "best wishes" or "best regards," then 73's would mean "best wisheses" or "best regardses."
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Re: 73 vs 73's

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:shock: and then there is the 7's
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