Nice addition to the excellent RBN service. How about collecting the
information on antennas used and putting that data on the same page?
Aggregator can request the op to fill in such a data at the time of
And yes, I vote for the RBN to correct frequency of the skewed spots.
73, Igor UA9CDC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith N4ZR" <email@example.com>
To: "reflector cq-contest" <CQ-Contest@Contesting.COM>;
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 9:45 PM
Subject: [Skimmertalk] New Reverse Beacon Network Feature Released
> For those of you who want to know more about the Reverse Beacon Network,
> Felipe, PY1NB has just published a detailed list of Skimmers
> contributing spots to the RBN, at
> <http://www.reversebeacon.net/skimmers/detail.php>. The new dynamic
> list builds on, and does not replace, the original list of Skimmers, but
> it provides a lot more information. Most of this will mainly be useful
> to RBN participants - for example, there is a dynamic display of
> frequency accuracy by band, so people can check their Skimmer's
> calibration in real time. But if you want to know why a given Skimmer
> is not hearing you, for example, you can check the frequency ranges it
> is currently covering.
> There is a new post explaining the features of the new list, on the
> Reverse Beacon Network blog at <http://reversebeacon.blogspot.com/>.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
> The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at
> The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net, blog at
> spots at telnet.reversebeacon.net, port 7000 and
> arcluster.reversebeacon.net, port 7000
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