Yahoo PSK31 page needs some visitors !

Discussion in 'Working Different Modes' started by G0GQK, Apr 21, 2012.

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  1. G0GQK

    G0GQK Ham Member QRZ Page

    This PSK page has been around since 1999 and its slowly dying on its feet and needs some PSK users to call in now and again to make some comments. So, if you are a Yahoo user, call in occasionally and lets try and get this site moving again.

    Mel G0GQK
  2. W8NSI

    W8NSI Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hmmmm URL Please

    Since you did not supply the URL I will:

  3. WA6MHZ

    WA6MHZ Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I do some PSK, so I joined!
  4. K2NCC

    K2NCC Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    IMHO, I think it's because PSK is slowly dying. Other modes, like JT65, ALE, ROS, Olivia, Opera, etc. have ballooned in use. A CQ shows more hits on reporters for JT65 than PSK does almost every time I've (unscientifically) compared.

    Not that the mode will ever be gone, but until band conditions pick up, the more robust modes are popular.
  5. OH9FZU

    OH9FZU Ham Member QRZ Page

    So I need to join even to read that group? Really? No wonder it's dying.
  6. NA7U

    NA7U Ham Member QRZ Page

    Joining a Yahoo! group is rarely an onerous task.
  7. NA7U

    NA7U Ham Member QRZ Page

    I'm not a huge fan of PSK, mainly because the decode is so poor, but I don't think you can really compare it to JT65. From a strictly radio, S/N, decode, etc. aspect, yes JT65 is superior, but it's really tedious compared to PSK. I can't stand it for much more than an hour, I would much rather have a conversation. Olivia is nice but unless you want to use a lot of band real estate it's painfully slow. BTW, I just checked for all bands the number of QSOs for the last 6 hours on PSKReporter between PSK and JT65 and they are equal! Surprised me.
  8. KT1F

    KT1F Ham Member QRZ Page

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