On 03/06/2012 22:50, Dick Green WC1M wrote:
> There were two problems with completely outlawing CW decoders. One, they had
> been permitted for a long time, and there's generally a reluctance to take
> away something that has been permitted.
It seems to me this is a long way of describing the
"do nothing" option.
> Second, RTTY and other digital modes
> require a single-channel decoder, and it would have required some special
> language to outlaw one kind of decoder but allow other kinds of decoders.
Please consider this - it's simple and unambiguous.
CW decoders, whether single or multi-channel, are
not permitted for Single Op.
> This is yet another reason that we chose to focus on the information
> provided by the technology, not the technology itself.
I believe this approach is flawed because the focus
is on the end result, and it disregards the means,
no matter how inappropriate, by which the result is
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