[CQ-Contest] Impact of FT* Modes on DXpeditions

David Gilbert xdavid at cis-broadband.com
Thu Aug 15 20:41:10 EDT 2019

I was dead wrong.  It looks to me like it is pretty easy to use JTDX in 
automatic mode, where it automatically calls CQ after your last contact.

Sorry for whatever confusion I added.

Dave   AB7E

On 8/15/2019 7:07 AM, Zack Widup wrote:
> Some of you may have seen the postings elsewhere that ARRL will no longer
> admit fully automatic QSO's for contest and DXCC credit (CQ's and QSO
> initiation are fully automatic, with no operator intervention). I am
> guessing this primarily affects FT8 operation. I have not operated much FT8
> but the operation I did was fully automatic. I am guessing there is a way
> to set it to semi-automatic operation (a real operator initiates each CQ
> and each QSO) (which is a valid QSO for those awards). And I don't know how
> how they would tell. But the ruling stands.
> 73, Zack W9SZ

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