[CQ-Contest] SSB: Don't self spot, use the RBN like CW...

Joe nss at mwt.net
Fri Oct 30 18:15:29 EDT 2015

thing is how many RBN's listen up in the phone bands?

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On 10/30/2015 2:11 PM, Tom Frenaye wrote:
> At 02:39 PM 10/30/2015, Gerry Hull wrote:
>> So, if you are a little pistol or a big gun, in a CW contest there is RBN.
>> Most are happy with that.
>> If you could use the RBN for SSB, like CW, no need of a self spot to get
>> spotted.
>> No rule changes either.
>> As I have pointed out in a few other emails, if you squawk your call in
>> High-speed CW during a phone event, the RBN will spot you.  There is
>> nothing preventing you from doing this from either a contest sponsor or a
>> regulatory body.  The only issue is that RBN might consider it CW and your
>> software would filter it out. That is easily fixed.
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