Hi Joe and Per-Tore,
The higher portions of FT8 subbands may be called pile-up, as usual when we
call a rare DX on the HF bands.
I'm grateful for all your endeavours Joe and the team!
GL de HA6NN
Andras

On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 12:15 AM, Joe Taylor <j...@princeton.edu> wrote:

> Hi Per-Tore,
>
> On 2/9/2018 5:24 PM, PTAa LA7NO wrote:
>
>> I wonder what the rationale behind this is:
>>
>> "Hounds acknowledge having been called and send their “R+rpt” message at
>> a randomly selected frequency between 300 and 900 Hz."
>>
>> If I was heard by the Fox on a certain freq., would it not be best to
>> continue the QSO on the same freq?
>>
>
> The subband from 1000 to 4000 Hz is expected be filled with many dozens or
> even hundreds of Hounds, all trying to raise the Fox.  The frequency range
> 300 - 900 Hz should have only a few signals.  Once initiated, a QSO is far
> more likely to be completed with Hound transmitting in the lower, reserved
> band.
>
> Remember, Fox does not need to tune in each Hound independently.  He
> copies all decodable Hound signals in the range 300 to 4000 Hz.
>
>         -- 73, Joe, K1JT
>
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