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Re: [TenTec] OT

To: "Rick Denney" <rick@rickdenney.com>, "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT
From: "Gary Hoffman" <ghoffman@spacetech.com>
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Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 16:29:01 -0400
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Yes. You are right.  For that matter, there are lots of operator issues,
especially on FD, that give rise to delays, and worse.  To blame this on
computer logging or delays in the computer itself would be wrong, in my

For my part, I can log a heck of a lot faster using the computer.  I do
remember however, in the beginning, I wrote it all down on paper as I went
along, and then after each QSO I updated the computer.  I had to get a
certain level of proficiency before I would let go of that piece of scrap

73 de Gary. AA2IZ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Denney" <rick@rickdenney.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 2:41 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT

> Gary Hoffman writes...
> > I like computer logging also.  And my computer is never so slow that it
> > would take 5 or 10 seconds to tell me if a call is a dupe...rather that
> > indication pops up as soon as I enter the call...its there as fast as I
> > read it...certainly before I could visually look over a dupe sheet.
> True for me also. But I do hear the delay that Jerry mentioned at such
> "contests" at Field Day, because operators on the other end are not
> able to type in calls directly and have to write them down first. I
> don't think that can be blamed on computer logging. Someone who
> learned on computer logging and has never filled in a dupe sheet might
> be delayed by that lack of experience going the other way, too.
> Rick, KR9D
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