[VHFcontesting] How to order
w9sz.zack at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 14:16:07 EST 2018
Especially if you don't have a computer with you. :-)
73, Zack W9SZ
On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:04 PM, Mark Spencer <mark at alignedsolutions.com> wrote:
> I would suggest running these new modes (ie. MSK144, FT8 etc) can be reasonably challenging (especially in a roving / portable setting.)
> Mark S
> Mark Spencer
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>> On Jan 22, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Peter Laws <plaws0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 10:44 AM, Keith Morehouse
>> <w9rm at calmesapartners.com> wrote:
>>> ...or they should count for MORE because they take so bloody long to make.
>>> When the band is open well, I can make 4-5 QSOs per minute on SSB. The
>>> absolute MINIMUM time for a FT8 QSO is 45 seconds and, in reality, it will
>> You clearly missed the DXMap site over the weekend - there was a VE6
>> making FT8 QSOs on 2m throughout the western US. It may take a long
>> time (like communicating with submerged subs) but that's how and why
>> it works.
>> If we're going to do distance scoring like in the 222 and Up, we need
>> to somehow adjust for mode else everyone will just use the latest mode
>> from the Nobel laureate.
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