Personally I'd tell them to go pound sand. Nobody owns a frequency. If there
is no signal there, it's open game. For contests they can give it up for a
weekend. They have Mon-Friday to do there thing. I suppose this is an old
debate about this but it gets under my skin :-).
CU in the contest.
From: "John Barber GW4SKA" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2010 11:23 AM
Subject: [RTTY] ROS
> When operating in the test this afternoon on 14097.5 I was told to QSY as
> I was on the ROS frequency. The policeman told me to look on the net for
> info on ROS. I did QSY in case this was some emergency set-up.
> A search later got me to the Southgate ARC site where the frequency for
> this mode is stated to be 14101 and I found out it was just another data
> mode. Does anyone know more about where they operate, 14097 or 14101?
> It seems like a mode that I have never heard about can grab a frequency in
> the middle of the usual RTTY section. Sorry, but in future they can take
> their chances on where I happen to be operating. We already stay clear of
> 14100, 14095 and various other slots. If ROS is magically robust it should
> work round my RTTY!
> John GW4SKA (GB50ATG)
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