FT* Broken BOT Thread

Discussion in 'Working Different Modes' started by WF4W, Aug 27, 2019.

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  1. WF4W

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    Tired of all the broken BOTS so thought I'd start a thread...

    Whether it's broken sequencing (wont advance), or continuously answering CQs even AFTER working a minute before - TWICE, or calling me over and over and over for a ridiculous amount of time. . .

    Here's my first entry - this COMPUTER started calling me at 6:30am EST --- it is now 7:50am EST and it is STILL calling me...

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    I am now an advocate of JOE building full automation into WSJTX just so amateur coders are screwing up their scripts and creating stupidity on the air...
     
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  2. WF4W

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    still calling... and yes, i have 'texted' him via JTalert and sent an email...

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  3. KP4SX

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    He's probably out mowing the lawn :p
     
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  4. WF4W

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    finally stopped after 93 minutes...
     
  5. KJ4VTH

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    :eek:
     
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  6. ND6M

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    I guess, thats how a person gets certain awards with 5 band digital endorsements. (See his QRZ webpage)
     
  7. KJ4VTH

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    @KM4UJI 93 minutes??

    My timeout set at 2 minutes. And always present at the controls. Just a suggestion.
     
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  8. WF4W

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    same station now on 20m - i tried to work them but it wont advance and wont stop transmitting...

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  9. KJ4VTH

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    I have worked the fellow successfully on multiple bands. Hope he will see the notification here and follow up and fix these issues.
     
  10. AG6QR

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    You might consider changing your transmit frequency. Someone else might be generating QRM over you at the frequency you had been using.

    But regardless, he has a serious problem if he puts his station in a state where it transmits virtually endlessly, and it's not your issue to get him unstuck. It's polite to give it a reasonable try, but the primary responsibility rests solely with the control operator of the station stuck in the loop.
     

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