Dick Isely wrote:
> 27 OCT - 1715 CST
> Using the K1EA DVP card is not an exact science. But Mark, N5OT, is
> on target when he talks about using all the letter combinations and
> adjusting the time delay options to get a "natural sound" -- after you
> absolutely no outside RF getting into your computer.
> It is a very time-consuming process - I have spent up to half a day
> to sound quite "natural". And this has to be redone for every contest
> you want to truly make the DVP sound invisible to the person on the
> end of
> the QSO. This is because your voice changes slightly from day to
> day. You
> don't notice this unless you were to compare recordings of the exact
> text (DVP files) made over a period of days or weeks.
> I have used the DVP for several sweepstakes contests and several times
> I have
> had people refuse to believe I was using the card to generate the
> response. However, I don't consider the card to be practical for DX
> contests except to call CQ - due to the language differences among the
> operators, and
> far greater differences in band conditions.
> I will be in the SSB Sweepstakes this year. But I have yet to decide
> if I am
> going to take the time to properly program my DVP this time around....
> - Dick Isely, W9GIG
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