locked Re: Replying to CQ, etc.

K8BL BOB LIDDY <k8bl@...>


I do work them. But since I want their Grid in the WSJT Log so it
will tell me if I still need that Grid or not I have to look them up in
QRZ for their Grid. Then, I have to enter it before I log the QSO 
which is easier than going back later to edit the Log. I will always
work whoever calls me, I just need their Grid for the Log. I have
no add-ons, just WSJTX working alone since I have seen non-stop
messages here about tons of problems with multiple programs trying
to work together. Bare-bones WSJT on WIN7 with 30W to an End-
Fed LW has given me over 24K Q's so far. FT8/4 Rocks!!!

73,   Bob  K8BL

On Sunday, June 21, 2020, 04:12:47 PM EDT, Jim Shorney <jshorney@...> wrote:

Now you have got me curious. Why not just work them and move on?



On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 19:03:56 +0000 (UTC)
"K8BL BOB LIDDY" <k8bl@...> wrote:

> It seems that the EU folks are the ones that often like to starta QSO by not using TX1 with their Grid. Maybe they feel theycan make QSOs quicker that way. That's not my preference sinceI have WSJTX set up to indicate "New Grid On Band". If theydon't send it, I am forced to look it up in QRZ. I run WSJTXby itself.

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