[CQ-Contest] Reverse Beacon Network News -hopefully ofgeneralinterest

Tom W8JI w8ji at w8ji.com
Mon Aug 13 19:59:06 PDT 2012

> The idea isn't to move 1 or 2 Kc up the band but rather use an offset of 
> 100-200 Hz. Spot chasers end up so close to zero beat with each other that 
> you can't pick out a call. It happens to me here in commonplace Minnesota, 
> imagine if you were in ZD8 and had 50-100 guys come back all close to zero 
> beat. It doesn't help your rate, nobody is working anything until they 
> spread out either in frequency or in time. Modern rigs are too accurate 
> for their own good.

Oh, OK. I understand now. I was assuming a 1-2 kHz blind RIT move, not a 
100-200 Hz move.  :-)

Thanks, Tom 

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