[CQ-Contest] di-dit dit

Dale L Martin kg5u at hal-pc.org
Wed Jul 26 18:35:25 EDT 2000

> Later on, a curious statement is made in the "Contest Operating"
> section in the paragraph entitled "Operating Practices".  It says:
> "High-speed c.w. has no place in a contest.  A sensible, moderate
> speed will get the information through the QRM with fewer repeats in
> much less elapsed time than the fastest bug in North America."
> Times change - eh?

Actually, not that much, Bob.  I can't tell you how many times I have heard
stations coasting along at sub-30wpm but with high serial numbers (real and
not psych-out numbers).  And repeated passes by them net the same sub-30wpm
and higher serial numbers.  Impressive.

dale, kg5u

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