[Moon-Net] Which digital mode will be most popular in the Oct/Nov EME contest?

Allan VK4EME vk4eme at westnet.com.au
Sat Sep 7 07:37:50 CEST 2019


Just a small correction Bob....70cm uses JT65B.

Cheers,

Allan - VK4EME

On 7/09/2019 2:52 pm, Bob Atkins via Moon-net wrote:
> Douglas
>
> You will make more QSOs using digital than CW, especially with a small 
> station.  There's more activity and you can work much weaker signals. 
> The default protocol for all three bands is JT65, using submode "C" 
> for 432 and 1296, "B" for 144. During the contest it's very unlikely 
> that anyone will use any other modes (unless by accident!). Most (if 
> not all) 144 and 432 signals will be linearly polarized, most  1296 
> signals (and all the strong ones) will be circular polarization.
>
> 73
> Bob, KA1GT
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> Oct/Nov EME contest?
>
> All,
>
> I haven't participated in an ARRL EME contest, but I am considering
> trying the ARRL EME contests on Oct 19 and Nov 16 with a rather
> modest home station. I think I would make the most QSOs using
> a digital mode, but which digital mode will be the most popular during
> the contest on 144, 432, and 1296?  Would the digital mode be more
> popular than CW?
>
> 73,
> Douglas KA2UPW/5 -- EM12sw
> "You haven't worked me yet on EME!"
>
>
>
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