294Re: [JT9digitalhams] Re: Warning on HamSpots
- May 2, 2013Sorry Phil,
I really don't understand your two single word email responses, "No" &
"Boycott". I assume, you have no interest in HamSpots presenting valid
data to the users.
To save you the trouble of having to keep WSJT-X and your VFO in sync or
un-checking auto-spotting, I will drop all your spots, both sent and
de Laurie VK3AMA
On 3/05/2013 9:55 AM, Phil Williams wrote:
> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 11:49 PM, Jim - N4ST <newsgroup@...
> <mailto:newsgroup@...>> wrote:
> Totally agree, Laurie.
> I have made this mistake myself, flipping to a new band before going
> upstairs for dinner and posting bad spots for a couple of hours.
> If you're not running under full CAT control, and can't remember
> to manually
> set the band correctly, then turn off your spotting.
> Besides, having ones spots blocked for 24 hours isn't the end of
> the world,
> especially when the spots are obviously of questionable value.
> Jim - N4ST
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JT9digitalhams@yahoogroups.com
> On Behalf Of Laurie, VK3AMA
> Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 17:54
> To: JT9digitalhams@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [JT9digitalhams] Re: Warning on HamSpots
> Its not being anal.
> When I see the same Station, nearly everyday spotting for hours on
> on the wrong band, it is obvious that the spots are of no interest to
> the Spotting station. The Spots are worthless to everyone else. In
> situations, the Callsign gets blocked.
> I am not blocking Callsigns that change bands and take a few tx/rx
> cycles before they make the correction.
> It is the Stations who repeatedly set the wrong band and have had
> previous temporary blocks of their callsigns that get on the
> block list.
> At this time, there are only 2 callsigns permanently blocked. Neither
> Owner has responded to an advise email I sent.
> I'm not forcing anyone to use HamSpots and direct spots to
> HamSpots from
> JT-Alert is a user settable option that can be disabled. But if
> want to spot, then there is an expectation that the spots are of some
> value to the users of the site.
> de Laurie VK3AMA
> Phil KA1GMN
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