[Skimmertalk] ET3AA RBN Node Coming Soon
Pete Smith N4ZR
n4zr at contesting.com
Sun Aug 9 06:20:43 EDT 2015
Operate SSB only
Don't sign your call on CW or RTTY
Don't include "CQ" or "Test" in your transmissions
Seriously, though, I'd be interested to know why you do not want to be
spotted. Do you feel the same way about traditional DX spots?
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 8/9/2015 6:05 AM, f5vly wrote:
> how can i ensure i am never spotted by the rbn on the cluster ?
> Regards Adrian
> 08.08.2015, 23:15, "Pete Smith N4ZR" <n4zr at contesting.com>:
>> I'm happy to advise that the equipment for the ET3AA RBN node has
>> arrived in Addis Ababa, and we're hopeful that the node will be on the
>> air shortly. Ken Claerbout, K4ZW is there on other business and will be
>> helping the club members at Addis Ababa University's Institute of
>> Technology to install the node, between business trips in the region.
>> The project owes its existence to the Yasme Foundation, which provided
>> funding for a QS1R receiver, Clifton Laboratories active antenna, and
>> preamp, and a Dell i3 PC, which I loaded with Windows 10 and the
>> required software and tested end-to-end before packing it up. Copies of
>> Skimmer Server and RTTY Skimmer were donated to the project by the
>> author, VE3NEA.
>> The location near the Equator in East Africa offers a lot of potential
>> value for DXers, contesters and SWLs. Recently, there is new scientific
>> interest in using the RBN for ionospheric research, and locations like
>> this, which fill gaps in the RBN's coverage, add to its utility for
>> these purposes.
>> 73, Pete N4ZR
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