I just don't like the fact that contesting had gotten to the point where
technology does everything. Now you don't even have to copy CW or tune the
band, the computer will do it all for you. I would guess that sooner or later
"unassisted" will allow for it.
73s John AA5JG
--- On Wed, 7/28/10, David Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: David Gilbert <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] The King (Packet cluster network) is dead! Long live
To: "John Geiger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 4:34 PM
Why is that? Why would you care how anyone finds you?
How will you even be able to tell whether anyone finds you via spinning a knob
or via CW Skimmer? If anything, Skimmer spots are more evenly distributed in
time compared with current packet/cluster spots that tend to result in
Are you worried about having to compete against folks using Skimmer? If so,
simply operate unassisted.
I don't get it ... what am I missing?
On 7/28/2010 6:49 AM, John Geiger wrote:
Right now I just "tolerate" SSB contesting, but skimmer might lead me to become
mainly a SSB contester.
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