Re: [wsjtgroup] Comments on the JT65A and Olivia contests
- Yes, lets do it again QRP (1-5 watts)!
I only had RX capability on Jan 1, but I saw WSJT activity with my
ft-817 and a whip antenna!
On Jan 3, 2008 1:00 PM, Joe Taylor <joe@...> wrote:
> A 5 W limit would be fine. It has the advantage that it's the same as
> the usual limit for "QRP class" in other contests.
- Hi All
Where are the advanced features within WSJT (JT65A) where you can
decode several signals at once, I have looked but could not find.
This feature would be very useful If I could find it !!.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Joe Taylor <joe@...> wrote:
> Hi Andy and all,
> Andrew O'Brien (K3UK) wrote:
> > Both Olivia and JT65A contests were considered "tough".
> > according to early reports, higher in the JT65A mode .
> > Several JT65A WSJT users had difficulty handing a "pile-up "
> > are some advanced features within WSJT where you can decode
> > signals at once, but perhaps people do not know this).
> > ...
> > As for the comments that the contest was "tough", that was
> > The experimental contests take a lot of patience.
> > JT65A as implemented in WSJT is not at all designed for
> > contesting. Today's results are helpful for analyzing how contests
> > with JT65A could be conducted in the future (if at all!).
> At the risk of stating the obvious: JT65 was designed for EME and
> contests -- another mode that most people would consider "tough".
> In the EME contest world, a sustained QSO rate of 8-10 per hour
> is possible with JT65) is very good. Somewhere around 200 users
> great fun with JT65 in the recent ARRL EME contest, in many cases
> working well over 100 stations.
> JT65 was intended for use with extremely weak signals -- cases
> (or other, faster digimodes) will fail.
> To me, the only interesting HF contest using JT65 would be one in
> say, the maximum permitted power would be 1 Watt.
> -- 73, Joe, K1JT