[CQ-Contest] RBN Spots?

john at kk9a.com john at kk9a.com
Mon May 30 16:34:44 EDT 2016

Are you sure that it's necessary to send your call twice? I have never sent
a CQ this way and do not recall the skimmers avoiding me.

John KK9A

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Subject:	Re: [CQ-Contest] RBN Spots?
From:	Pete Smith N4ZR <n4zr at contesting.com>
Date:	Sun, 29 May 2016 09:27:31 -0400

So long as you have at least two repetitionsof the CQ key-words (CQ, TEST,
FD, UP1 at least) and two repetitions of your call, you'll be heard and
spotted, with the proviso that if you stay on the same frequency, any given
node will only spot you every ten minutes plus the time it takes to hear you
after the ten minutes is up. minimum QSY is ~ 500 Hz. DE and K are not

73, Pete N4ZR
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