[VHFcontesting] 144 Sprint WZ1V
Ron Klimas WZ1V
wz1v at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 18 11:36:05 EDT 2018
Mike - interesting, I've observed almost everyone on
2M FT8 sticks to the established calling sequences.
We TX second when pointed to western half of compass.
We TX first when pointed eastwards.
On 6M it only seems to follow when the band is dead.
But not when there's Es. Then the convention seems
to be we TX second toward Europe, first toward the
Carribbean and South America, and first toward JA.
It's more of a go with the flow thing there it seems.
Tnx for the filter suggestion, not sure it will eliminate
all of my AGC issues but worth trying for sure.
-73 Ron WZ1V
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Clarson <wv2zow at gmail.com>
To: Ron Klimas WZ1V <wz1v at sbcglobal.net>
Cc: VHF Contesting <vhfcontesting at contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:46:48 -0400
Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] 144 Sprint WZ1V
> Ron: Couldn't you have used a narrow filter to filter out the strong
> station? Sure-- you would miss some of the passband, but you could move
> around with each call. Also, I didn't think the east/west sequence thing
> carried over to FT8. I have not noticed it on 6 meters (only VHF band I
> have used FT8). --Mike, WV2ZOW
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:23 AM Ron Klimas WZ1V <wz1v at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > 144 MHz Fall Sprint
> > Call: WZ1V
> > Operator(s): WZ1V
> > Station: WZ1V
> > Class: Single Op HP
> > QTH: FN31RH
> > Operating Time (hrs): 3.5
> > Summary:
> > Total: QSOs = 57 Mults = 21 Tot Dist(km) = 0 Total Score = 1,197
> > Club: North East Weak Signal Group
> > Comments:
> > Got off to a slow start with computer issue, but got into the fray after
> > that.
> > First 2 hours were busy, not so much after that. Almost no response for
> > skeds on
> > the chat page, oh well. So tried FT8 awhile. Worked a few Canadians there
> > finally. It was difficult to decode weaker signals because there was a
> > strong
> > FN41 station continuously calling out of sequence on the 1st instead of the
> > normal second sequence to work stations west. AGC got swamped as a result.
> > Better luck next time. TNX for the QSO's and the Sprint sponsors. CU on
> > 222 next
> > week. 73 Ron WZ1V
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