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Re: [CQ-Contest] A new "DX cluster" experience for contesters

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] A new "DX cluster" experience for contesters
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2010 16:17:14 +0000
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> >It's the advancement of technology.  Use it or
> >don't -- but don't say I'm any less of an operator because I do.
> >
> >--
> >Mike DeChristopher, N0HI
> Well... roaming the bands "manually" to look for stations/multipliers sure
> makes you a better operator than when you just click the mouse on spots
> that computers have found and presented to you..
> In my eyes, yes you are less of an operator when using the RBN/cluster
> technology.

knowing when and how to use current technology always makes you a BETTER
operator in my eyes!

Believe me, properly using dx spots from any source in a contest is a lot
harder than clicking away with the mouse!  Otherwise every assisted op would
easily beat all the unassisted ones, and we know that doesn't happen.

David Robbins K1TTT
e-mail: mailto:k1ttt@arrl.net
web: http://www.k1ttt.net
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net

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