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[CQ-Contest] QSX frequency

To: k1ttt@arrl.net
Subject: [CQ-Contest] QSX frequency
From: Tree <tree@kkn.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 08:10:33 -0800
List-post: <mailto:cq-contest@contesting.com>
> There is just one problem with your argument against spotting the qsx
> frequency... if it isn't sent then stations just grabbing the spot and not
> listening before calling will call on you tx frequency making it so other
> stations who know the split can't hear you.  Many people are dependent on
> the qsx for setting the split now, and many programs add it automatically,
> so its really better to send it than not to... even if the dx doesn't stay
> there long afterwards at least it gets everyone blindly grabbing spots and
> calling into the split mode to start with.

I think the suggestion already made to just say "UP" takes care of this issue
without creating the problem I was describing.


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