[CQ-Contest] RBN Spots?

Dave Edmonds dave at pkministrywebs.com
Mon May 30 23:28:33 EDT 2016

We'll I'm glad that I asked the question...Great comments... thanks for the



On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 10:29 PM, Richard Ferch <ve3iay at gmail.com> wrote:

> In the Wednesday CWTs I use CQ CWT VE3KI as my CQ and TU VE3KI as my TU
> message. I send my CQ message, wait a few seconds and if no-one calls, send
> my CQ again on the same frequency. My experience doing this is that my call
> will be posted by several RBN skimmers as soon as the second short CQ
> message is transmitted.
> To see spots of my own call sign, using an AR v6 cluster node I set my dx
> filter at the cluster node to call={mycall} or (other filter commands that
> include skimmer spots) and open the Info window in N1MM+. Spots of my own
> call sign show up in red in the bottom part of the Info window, giving me a
> good idea of where I am being heard.
> CU in the CWTs (1300-1400Z and 1900-2000Z Wednesdays and 0300-0400Z
> Thursdays). BTW, the June 8-9 sessions 10 days from now will be special
> slow-speed CWT sessions: 20 wpm or slower, as compared with the usual 25-35
> wpm most other weeks.
> 73,
> Rich VE3KI
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Dave Edmonds
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