[CQ-Contest] The impending demise of SSB spotting in contests - and should we care?

Dave Hachadorian k6ll.dave at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 23:02:35 EST 2020

>The danger with "spot all s&p QSOs" is that many casual and not-so-casual
>operators who don't use sound card DVK don't switch between Run and S&P
>properly. Any number of times I've found a frequency, called CQ, worked
>some number of people (anywhere from a handful to several dozen) only to
>realize that I forgot to change from S&P to Run. If I'd had the switch set
>to spot everyone, I'd have spotted all my callers on my frequency.

Fortunately, N1MM Logger, and maybe other programs, no longer allows that to 
happen.  N1MM does not allow consecutive spots of different call signs on 
the same frequency.

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ

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