It's amazing that this happens when most if not all programs for PSK allow you
to create profiles I have a number of them one for chit chat,one for DX, one
for contesting,etc in the case of the contest its a quick edit to set up what
the exchange is and away we go
In a contest I don't need to know what version of HRD your using... Hihi
73 Ron VA7HZ
On 2012-06-27, at 18:46, Paul Stoetzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I sometimes feel like PSK operators are in their own little world. They
> stick to that watering hole around 070 and don't venture outside of it.
> I was operating a special event call earlier this year. I was responding
> with a simple
> 'N8HM 599 599 N8HM' type response. You would think that it was obvious
> that I was just interested in running stations, but I kept getting brag
> files. I see that in PSK contests too. People just throw out their brag
> files and don't adapt the QSO to the situation. That also gets
> frustrating with DX stations throwing out brag files in marginal
> conditions. The closings are also inane "Best wishes to you and your
> family. Good DX in 2012. Thanks for this BPSK31 QSO #2323 on 20m. Logged
> at 0142Z on 27-Jun-2012 73 OM N8HM DE AA1AA SK" Is that length and
> detail really necessary?
> I think PSK31 is a fine mode. Great in lots of situations and great if
> you want a leisurely chat. Being that I'm not much of a CW operator and
> have a marginal station, PSK31 is a great mode for my situation, but PSK
> operators have become very set in their ways and don't adapt to
> different QSO styles for different situations and it makes the mode
> Paul, N8HM
> On 6/27/2012 9:06 PM, Ron Kolarik wrote:
>> Never answer the ones with exchange attached. It's hard enough to
>> try and hold a run frequency with low power and answering the 'exchange
>> attached' callers is an invitation to frequency thieves....only happened
>> to me twice before I figured it out. I have a macro for S&P that says
>> "not my QRG" that I send when someone I didn't call tries to jump
>> in, usually works.....usually.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <email@example.com>
>> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
>> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 9:35 AM
>> Subject: Re: [RTTY] PSK31 is faster (Was FD RTTY Question)
>>> Yes, it's more of an operator problem than a mode problem...
>>> ...and what's with this business of answering CQ's with the exchange
>>> attached? This
>>> has turned into a real epidemic! Do these people just assume I'm working
>>> without questioning whether others might be calling?
>>> ...so I send my exchange and then many of them dont even acknowledge
>>> receipt! If
>>> they do, it's slow to come. I have to send everything twice to make sure
>>> correct station answers!
>>> I wont even go into the ones that just jump on my frequency to call someone
>>> just answered my CQ...sometimes before it's even done.
>>> How do we stop this rude crap??
>>> Ty K3MM
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