[CQ-Contest] Cluster-bashing was: Re: Reverse Beacon Network - too much success?

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Thu Mar 4 02:08:14 PST 2010

Please guys, at least change the subject line.  RBN does not feed spots 
to DX clusters - it is a tool for learning about propagation, learning 
how well your signal is being heard at various locations worldwide, etc.

73, Pete N4ZR

The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at www.conteststations.com
The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net, blog at reversebeacon.blogspot.com

On 3/3/2010 11:02 AM, David Kopacz wrote:
>> I hope it wouldn't take another 20 years until freely adopted
>> as with DX Cluster.
> -The contesters who have freely adopted DX Cluster are those
> -who don't know, or don't care, about the difference between
> -the internet and amateur radio.
> I agree with your premise, but only as it applies to contesters
> operating SO.
> Multi-Op stations don't have the option of classifying themselves
> differently for operating without packet, which clearly provides little
> incentive for them to refrain from using it.
> David ~ KY1V
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