[CQ-Contest] Contesting Popularity

Jim Brown k9yc at audiosystemsgroup.com
Mon Dec 21 15:46:06 EST 2015

On Mon,12/21/2015 11:41 AM, Ward Silver wrote:
> If you took all of the PSK31 signals, turned them into CW, and spaced 
> them accordingly, the bands would sound a lot busier.  The hams are 
> there, a lot of them just aren't on phone or CW. 

Right. And it's not only PSK31. There are watering holes up there for a 
half dozen digital modes, including several for K1JT's JT65 and JT9 
modes. It's quite common for there to be more than a dozen signals to be 
decoded in a single 1-minute pass, all within the 2.7 kHz bandpass of a 
SSB signal.

73, Jim K9YC

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