[CQ-Contest] Opting Out of FT8 Spots

GIWagner@k5kg.com giwagner at k5kg.com
Wed Feb 14 10:03:58 EST 2018

I agree with Pete.  Give us an opt-out for FT8 cluster spots.  Please please please!!!

73, George K5KG

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> On Feb 14, 2018, at 07:29, Pete Smith N4ZR <pete.n4zr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Recent publicity surrounding VE7CC's beginning to carry FT8 spots suggests to me that it is time for "retail" DX clusters to provide an "opt-out" option similar to the one that many now provide for RBN spots.This could easily be done with a "set FT8" option similar to the "set Skimmer" command now in wide use.
> Sorry if this seems OT, but it doesn't appear that there is a cluster-centric reflector with sufficient reach and besides, an unavoidable glut of FT8 spots would not be in contesters' interest.
> -- 
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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