[CQ-Contest] [DX-IS] RBN Announcement on FT8 Spotting

RT Clay rt_clay at bellsouth.net
Tue Jun 12 14:55:13 EDT 2018

On Tue, 6/12/18, Radio KØHB <kzerohb at gmail.com> wrote:

 Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] [DX-IS] RBN Announcement on FT8 Spotting
 To: "DX-IS at yahoogroups.com" <DX-IS at yahoogroups.com>, "RBN-OPS at groups.io" <RBN-OPS at groups.io>, "sysops at dxcluster.info" <sysops at dxcluster.info>, "WW1ME at arrl.org" <WW1ME at arrl.org>, "reflector cq-contest" <CQ-Contest at Contesting.COM>, "Strictly-DX" <strictly_dx at yahoogroups.com>
 Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 11:32 AM
 >Since virtually all FT8 operations are clustered into their own 3kHz smoking-pit on each band, the mode requires no “searching around the
 >band” for individual signals.  Essentially the entire workable “band” of FT8 signals is visible at your own station without an outside feed.

This is no longer completely true. For example, two different FT8 frequencies (50.313 and 50.323) have been active on 6m.



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