Trying to understand my error - an inadvertent spot

Mike Flowers

Hi All,


Last night at 0420Z I saw on DXSummit a spot for 6O7O on 7017.   So, I set about preparing to give it a shot.


I changed WinWarbler to CW mode and ran the WW macro to set the K3 on 7010 (my default freq) in CW mode.


I entered 6O7O into the Call field on the WW QSO Info pane and hit Tab.


Then I entered 6O7O into the callsign field in the Search box on DXView.   In DXV, the letters of 6O7O turned red, and I clicked the GO button.


While I was tuning my rig up to 7017 I happened to glance at Spot Collector and saw that there was a spot for 6O7O at 7010 – posted by me!!


That’s all I can recall doing.


My personal protocol is that I do not spot anything I haven’t worked (cuts down on the competition in the pile-ups).


I am wondering how I managed to spot 6O7O – so that I can avoid doing that sort of thing again.




- 73 and good DX de Mike, K6MKF, NCDXC Secretary


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