W0MU Mike Fatchett
w0mu at w0mu.com
Tue Nov 8 06:23:45 PST 2011
I don't think they were bogus spots. The Skimmers will find you if you
make one cq and qsy. People might have left because they were unable to
run, too much qrm etc.
Why would the assisted and Multi classes ignore the tool the can lead
them directly to new contacts and mults?
J6M CQ WW DX CW Contest 2011
J6/W0MU November 21 - December 1 2011
W0MU-1 CC Cluster w0mu.net
On 11/7/2011 11:51 AM, Barry N1EU wrote:
> It seemed like the majority of the skimmer/RBN provided callsigns on
> my bandmap were bogus (i.e., the spotted callsign was not running on
> that frequency), despite the efforts to clean up those spots.
> So I suspect that many/most folks will keep skimmer spots turned off
> because of this, and there IS a reason to care who gets spotted the
> old fashioned way.
> Barry N1EU
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 11:53 AM, W0MU Mike Fatchett<w0mu at w0mu.com> wrote:
>> Which contest? Examples?
>> In CW who cares. There are enough skimmers to find nearly anyone
>> operating on any band.
>> Mike W0MU
>> J6M CQ WW DX CW Contest 2011
>> J6/W0MU November 21 - December 1 2011
>> W0MU-1 CC Cluster w0mu.net
>> On 11/6/2011 7:00 AM, Telegraphy.com wrote:
>>> I've been watching DX Summit and see many instances where US stations are spotting other US stations
>>> on a selective basis during Sweepstakes. This is obviously nothing more than cheerleading and in my
>>> opinion totally unnecessary and frankly unfair. What's wrong with those who are doing the spotting are
>>> they oblivious or just plain stupid?
>>> Tony Rogozinski
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>>> LICENSED FOR OVER 54 YEARS
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>>> OJ0/N7BG, CN2BG, 5V7BG, TY5AR
>>> 9G5AR, TU/N7BG, ZC4BG, HK3KAV
>>> HK0/HK1AR and many others
>>> I've been to 103 Countries
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