locked Re: I ask again.


Herb Blue - WB8ASI
 

I have the State ID turned on in JTAlert, and found it very easy to see their location. 

On December 9, 2019 at 11:17 AM Andrew OBrien <k3ukandy@...> wrote:

and I just waited for CQing stations to send their next sequence which revealed their location if they were in USA 

Andy


On Dec 9, 2019, at 10:52 AM, Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...> wrote:

On 09/12/2019 15:38, Hank Garretson wrote:


On Sat, Dec 7, 2019 at 12:33 PM Hank Garretson < w6sx@...> wrote:
When In RTTY Roundup, wsjt-x generated CQ is

CQ RU W6SX DM07

Wouldn't it be better, more informative, and more useful as

CQ RU W6SX CA

???

Contest Exuberantly,

Hank, W6SX

Hi Hank,

the exchange of locators is included as a means of enhancing scoring, i.e. some sort of points per distance arrangement, and this has already been adopted for some contests using the RTTY RU format. Your suggestion is not a valid standard message in the FT8/FT4 message source encoding so would not work for callsigns containing more than 4 characters due to the 13-character free text message limitation.

73
Bill
G4WJS.

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