Stop someone that 3B7A Agalega Island RTTY station whose pile up buried the
test subband!!!
gl de ha6nn
Andras

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 2:38 PM, Gene Marsh <w8...@me.com> wrote:

> Joe and the group:
>
> First, no propagation in northeast OH for the first test. Bummer.
>
> Second, maybe I’m confused (as usual):
> -  I thought signals below 1000Hz are ignored?  Many are. Some are not.
> -  I thought the Hounds were expected to transmit above 1000Hz and the Fox
> would ignore below?
>
> See the attached picture.
>
> 73 de W8NET Gene
> 3905 Century Club Master #47
> Portage County Amateur Radio Service (PCARS) since 2008
> ARRL A-1 Op
>
>
>
>
> > On Apr 5, 2018, at 10:49 AM, Joe Taylor <j...@princeton.edu> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I write to remind you of the second public test of *FT8 DXpedition Mode*
> scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 1400-1600 UTC.  You are cordially invited
> to participate -- the more participants, the better!
> >
> > Our main goal is to simulate pileups in which many "Hounds" call and
> attempt to work a desirable rare DX station, the "Fox".  The test will help
> us to improve our software so as to maximize the practical QSO rate in such
> situations.  We hope you can be there and try to work both Foxes.
> >
> > Here's the detailed schedule:
> >
> > Date      UTC   Frequency    Fox Callsign  Operator
> > ---------------------------------------------------
> > April 7  1400   14.105 MHz    W1/KH7Z       N1DG
> > April 7  1500   14.105        W7/KH7Z       AA7A
> >
> > All participating stations must use program version WSJT-X v1.9.0-rc3.
> If you don't yet have it, download links are available near the bottom of
> the page here:
> > https://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/wsjtx.html
> >
> > [If you are compiling the program for yourself, be sure to use code
> revision r8576 or later, taken from the repository's WSJT-X development
> branch.  All revisions since r8576 will perform identically in FT8
> DXpedition Mode.]
> >
> > Detailed instructions for both Fox and Hound are posted here:
> > http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/FT8_DXpedition_Mode.pdf
> > Some details in these instructions have changed, so be sure to read and
> follow the latest instructions carefully!  Don't just try to wing it.
> >
> > As you will know after reading the instructions, Fox can conduct up to 5
> QSOs simultaneously, using frequency slots spaced by 60 Hz.  Fox
> transmissions always occur in the frequency range 300-900 Hz above dial
> frequency.
> >
> > If you (as a Hound) can legitimately use more than one callsign -- your
> spouse's call, club call, etc. -- feel free to work each Fox multiple
> times.  No dupe QSOs with the same call, though.
> >
> > Real-time liaison will be available on the "Ping Jockey Relief" chat
> page (PJB), https://www.pingjockey.net/cgi-bin/pingtalkB .  Everyone
> should monitor this page for possible last-minute announcements of a
> frequency change, etc.  To ensure that announcements from Fox stations are
> easily visible, Hounds should monitor PJB but not post messages there
> during the test.
> >
> > The deepest pileups will help us tune the final-release software version
> for optimum performance on both Fox and Hound sides.  After the test,
> please post any comments you feel will be helpful to one of our two email
> forums, wsjtgr...@yahoogroups.com or wsjt-devel@lists.sourceforge.net .
> You will need to be subscribed to the list in order to post there.
> >
> > We sincerely hope you can join us for this test, and that you will work
> both Foxes!
> >
> >    -- 73, Joe, K1JT (for the WSJT Development Group)
> >
> >
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