[CQ-Contest] The spotting network needs....
aa4lr at arrl.net
Tue Feb 20 15:41:26 EST 2007
It became abundantly clear this weekend working the ARRL DX at the
NQ4I M/M that the spotting network needs to have a Mode field. I lost
count of the number of times I had to delete spots (many of them for
needed multipliers) that appeared on 40m and 20m, but were for modes
other than CW.
You certainly can't segregate modes by frequency, since on 40m CW was
in use over the entire region 1 and 3 band (all 100 kHz), and the CW
activity washed over the PSK and RTTY hotbeds on 20m.
If we could have filtered the spots by mode, it would have made life
a lot easier.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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