[RTTY] Self-spotting OUTSIDE a contest
pcooper at guernsey.net
Thu Jul 14 14:19:22 PDT 2011
Until now, I have always avoided self-spotting (outside a contest), simply
because I have never thought about doing so.
But, given that GU is often on someone's "wanted" list, maybe I ought to
send a spot when I am on 10m, or 12m, and maybe even 30m RTTY.
I can't see a reason to do it on 20m, or possibly 40m, but for the higher
and WARC bands, it may be reasonable to do so.
On one occasion last year, I did put out an ANN/FULL to say that I was
trying 10m RTTY when the band was seemingly dead, yet beacons were audible.
That netted a few contacts for me, and each thanked me for a "new one" on
So, maybe you will see the odd spot from the shack of GU0SUP from now on!
But, it won't be that often, and only once per band!
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