[CQ-Contest] Too Much 'Assistance'?

Steve London n2icarrl at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 10:02:10 EST 2014

On 02/23/2014 02:31 PM, Stan Stockton wrote:

> As has been pointed out in the past, having your XIT turned on and off frequency in the range of about - 250 hz to + 250 hz has to be a good thing for the callers and the guy who just spotted himself by calling CQ.

+- 250 Hz is way too much, and will cause unnecessary QRM to users of 
the next "channel" up or down from the run frequency.

+- 60 Hz is plenty. Listen to these for examples:

> http://www.kkn.net/~n2ic/zerobeat.wav
> http://www.kkn.net/~n2ic/20hz.wav
> http://www.kkn.net/~n2ic/40hz.wav
> http://www.kkn.net/~n2ic/60hz.wav

Steve, N2IC

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