[CQ-Contest] Reverse Beacon Network News - hopefully of generalinterest

Pete Smith N4ZR n4zr at contesting.com
Mon Aug 13 17:56:39 PDT 2012

I believe that Win-Test already has this option, but I wonder why it is 
necessary.  I have gotten very used to the sequence of 
Click/listen/tweak/call.  The tweak is almost often ~200 Hz.  The time 
lost is trivial.

73, Pete N4ZR
The World Contest Station Database, at www.conteststations.com
The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net, blog at reversebeacon.blogspot.com,
spots at telnet.reversebeacon.net, port 7000 and
arcluster.reversebeacon.net, port 7000

On 8/13/2012 10:55 AM, Bill Feidt wrote:
> On 08/13/2012 10:16 AM, Joe wrote:
>> And my first thought if I was to use this RBN network, I would at the
>> same time turn on my XIT to slide a tad off the mess some. I thought
>> everyone would do that and that this was not a unique thought.  But I
>> guess not.
> Perhaps the best way to handle this problem would be to have contest
> logging software generate a small random offset to the spotted frequency
> when switching the user's transmitter to a spotted QRG.
> 73,
> Bill/NG3K
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