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Subject: Re: [RTTY] ROS
From: <johnn1jm@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 11:38:01 -0700
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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.

John N1JM

From: "John Barber GW4SKA" <ska@bartg.org.uk>
Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2010 11:23 AM
To: <RTTY@contesting.com>
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!
> Cheers,
> John GW4SKA (GB50ATG)
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