[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [CQ-Contest] FW: Frequency Conservation

To: "W0MU Mike Fatchett" <w0mu@w0mu.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] FW: Frequency Conservation
From: "Craig Cook" <craig.n7or@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2006 17:08:08 -0700
List-post: <mailto:cq-contest@contesting.com>
On 10/15/06, W0MU Mike Fatchett <w0mu@w0mu.com> wrote:
> I would like to know how the robots check to make sure the frequency is
> clear before transmitting on top of another ham using the frequency or do
> they just fire up like K1MAN?

They just transmit. I guess it is possible for them to use some kind of a
busy channel lockout, but then almost NO messages would get through. These
things are the scourge of the digital bands, especially the narrow and/or
busy ones.

73, Craig Cook - N7OR in Sandy, OR
"Then that's a shame on you"
CQ-Contest mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>