[RTTY] Comments from 3XY8A

Don Hill AA5AU aa5au@bellsouth.net
Mon, 22 Apr 2002 22:17:38 -0500

This message is forwarded with permission from Randy, WX5L.
It is from Francois, VE2XO, who operated RTTY this past week as
3XY8A and also signs 3XY6A.

Some nice comments.

73, Don AA5AU

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "WX5L" <wx5l@cox.net>

Francois is back home from his 3XY6A and 3XY8A operation. I thought those that worked him would find his comments interesting.

Those that worked him, thanks for being in that number. Those that didn't there will be follow-up operations later in the year.


Comments from Francois....

   I realized in fact RTTY was a wonderful mode of operation.
  And I was even more amazed how RTTY nutz are disciplined. Every time
  I called one station all the other ones stopped transmitting until I acknowledged
  the report from the station I called. I almost had never anyone interfering
  with the called station. Very very efficient. I was also amazed how people
  find the frequency where I listened. Almost every time I listened for one
  station on a given frequency and answered it, immediately after the QSO
  another station would appear on the same frequency. I usually could make
  about 5 QSO while listening on the same frequency and then had to QSY
  because too many people would be on this frequency. This is why I managed
  to achieve a rate of about 70 QSO per hour. 

  Well just 3 words to conclude: I love RTTY !