Not self spotting... but may seem questionable if it's on your frequency.
On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 10:31 AM, W0MU Mike Fatchett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That is not self spotting. I spot lots of things that I don't work or
> can't work or stations I already worked in contests and outside contests.
> Who knows if the op will see and understand the meaning of your spot.
> Self spotting is you trying to run on a freq and using your call or another
> call to spot that frequency so people can find you.
> On 11/2/2017 9:29 PM, Mark wrote:
>> As you may know we have all sorts of issues in this part of the world with
>> getting people to turn their beams in a contest.
>> So if I come across a station calling CQ who clearly cannot hear me, is it
>> OK to spot him saying ZL can hear you? Would it make a difference if,
>> in a multi-op, the spot comes from my personal callsign and not the
>> multi-op callsign?
>> My feeling is if the spot doesn't come from the station callsign and
>> doesn't mention the station callsign,it can't be considered self spotting
>> as the DX station won't know the callsign which wants to work him
>> he might assume it is the one spotting him).
>> Mark ZL3AB
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