How does the lack of an adaptive speed decoder make any difference?
On CW, you hear the speed difference and mentally shift to a faster decoding
On RTTY, you hear the speed difference and click a button, 45 or 75. This is
no different than differentiating a USB or LSB signal and selecting the
But here's another thought... if the future brought a lot of multiple speed
RTTY signals to the bands and the process of pushing a button became to
"labor intensive", don't you think an adaptive speed decoder might be
introduced to the ham community?
73 de Bob - KØRC in MN
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Laws" <email@example.com>
To: "RTTY Reflector" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2010 1:47 PM
Subject: Re: [RTTY] 75 Baud
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 11:04, Robert Chudek - K0RC <email@example.com>
>> said, there are no speed regulations on CW. If you want to operate at 15
>> wpm or 25 wpm or 35 wpm, people learn to recognize the different speeds
>> and adjust to them.
> And if adaptive speeds were part of how RTTY works, maybe that would
> be germaine, but since it doesn't ...
> Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!
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