[CQ-Contest] sharp filters

Leigh S. Jones kr6x at kr6x.com
Mon Feb 24 07:21:36 EST 2003

R.I.T. -- in fact all forms of transceive operation on CW -- came into
being well
after the creation of Q-signals.  Isn't it about time that we had a
revised list of
Q-signals that includes one representing "You're a bit off frequency,
check your R.I.T."?

Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] sharp filters
> > The question I have..  Does the group have a consensus as to
> > feelings about
> > not answering people who are 'a fair ways' outside zero beat so
> > they
> > will be forced to better zerobeat you OR do you just answer 'em to
> > get 'em
> > worked and not worry about it?
> Good question.
> If a caller is off frequency, the first decision is whether or not
> is calling me or someone else. On cw or rtty, I send a question
mark, to
> have him send his call again, even if I copied it correctly the
> time.
> If he responds to my question mark, chances are, he's calling me. On
> ssb it's easier to work it out. I'll usually tell someone that they
> their rit turned on. I've been playing with rtty lately, and with
the the
> mark and space separated by 170 hz, I'm amazed at how many people
> up to 150 hz off frequency.
> >

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