----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Claerbout" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK