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Re: Topband: Web SDR's and 'Cheating'

To: "Ken Claerbout" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Topband: Web SDR's and 'Cheating'
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Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 18:38:33 -0500
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From: "Ken Claerbout" <>
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Sent: Friday, February 11, 2011 2:09 PM
Subject: Topband: Web SDR's and 'Cheating'

> Who among us is surprised?  Almost all of the new technology tools (SDR, 
> chatroom, Spectran, etc.) while intriguing and fun to operate, can be used 
> to make QSO's that would not otherwise be made.  I personally have no 
> interest in working DX that way.  It removes some of the challenge that 
> drew me to Topband in the first place.  Sadly, it causes one to look at 
> some achievements on the band with a far more skeptical eye too.
> Ken K4ZW

Yep, and having heard a few that were obviously that way Ive lost respect 
for a few "former" DXers.

Running 5-10KW or more was bad enough and now this


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