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Re: [CQ-Contest] About Remote Contesting

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] About Remote Contesting
From: Paul O'Kane <pokane@ei5di.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 20:06:11 +0000
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On 27/02/2011 16:29, Pete Smith wrote:

> Paul, as Hans and others have tried to point out, this is ridiculously
> over the top and out of touch with reality.

Then, let's try a reality check.

   There is a huge difference
> between using the Internet for the actual communication between two
> *stations*, and using it as, in effect, an extra-long headphone cord.

In either scenario, there can be no QSO without
the internet.

Amateur radio is independent of the internet.
Otherwise, we would call it something else.
That's reality.

Paul EI5DI

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