[RTTY] FREQUENCY IN USE BY ... (JT65/JT9)
Don Hill AA5AU
aa5au at bellsouth.net
Mon Jan 6 21:19:33 EST 2014
KD0RII apparently runs an APRS station. He's a Packet operator.
Found this from a Google search of his callsign.
73, Don AA5AU
From: RTTY [mailto:rtty-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Anthony (N2KI)
Sent: Monday, January 06, 2014 5:27 PM
Subject: Re: [RTTY] FREQUENCY IN USE BY ... (JT65/JT9)
According to the JT65 website, the operating frequency is 14.076. When I was being given an on air reprimand for interfering, I was
So there is no way in heck I was causing any interference that far down.
So what does the guy do? He sends me an email with his call sign to remind me of my interference. What he doesn't realize is my
system is recording the entire receive window to a text file. So now we have a printed document with him causing interference and
not identifying his station. I have subsequently sent him a reply email to enlighten him. So if any of you per chance happen to get
those on air reprimands from an unidentified station, here is one call sign that *could* be suspect. KD0RII
On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 6:03 PM, Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan at gmail.com>wrote:
> "Is there a good digital band plan?" A band plan is a "Gentlemen's
> Agreement" because no one owns a frequency. Therefore when a gentleman
> knows that a frequency is the watering hole for JT65, the gentleman
> goes somewhere else to drink, to paraphrase the DX Code of Conduct.
> BTW, do we really want someone to impose a band plan on us? Or do we
> want to be good amateur radio citizens and voluntarily follow a
> traditional one without griping at one another? Observe the wild animals of the jungle.
> They continue to survive because they each stay out of the other's
> watering holes.
> Stan, K4SBZ
> "Real radio bounces off the sky."
> > On Jan 6, 2014, at 4:36 PM, Peter Laws <plaws at plaws.net> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Stanley Zawrotny
> >> <k4sbz.stan at gmail.com>
> >> modes. Thankfully, everyone continues to respect the PSK31 folks,
> >> but
> the JT65 people, with their one frequency, are now the enemy? Whatever
> happened to the DX Code of Conduct? Or is getting that last few points
> more important than "Respecting my fellow hams and conducting myself
> > I "respect" the PSK31 folks because I can see their traces and hear
> > them if I listen closely (wasn't always the case for me! Not RFI
> > after all!). Likewise for that calliope mode (MFSK?). That
> > actually looks kind of cool on the waterfall and if I ever get my
> > RF-on-audio issues fixed with my DigiKeyer, I should probably try it.
> > It's impossible, in many cases, to do the same with Joe Taylor's
> > stuff (something else I want to try!). I wouldn't know where they
> > hang out ... and if I was at that spot, didn't hear anything, and sent QRL?
> > several times with no reply, I would not be violating any codes that
> > I know of.
> > Speaking of "whatever happened to ..." ... is there a good digital
> > band-plan? I tend not to use the one from the ARRL as it is often
> > out-of-date and/or optimistic. ;-)
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