[CQ-Contest] Skimmer - What shall we do?

Paul O'Kane pokane at ei5di.com
Mon Jun 2 18:45:29 EDT 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Kopacz" <david.kopacz at aspwebhosting.com>


>  ... isn't skimmer just another technology that really
> only benefits those with significantly more means to build
> a contest station?  This is certainly true of SO2R.

Not true.  SO2R benefits those who, through self-training,
acquire the necessary skills.


> If skimmer is going to make a huge difference, like SO2R has,
> why ban it and not SO2R?

Because you don't need much in the way of self-training to
benefit from Skimmer. 


> What I do have though, is enough common sense to know that
> our hobby is based upon technology ...

Our hobby is based upon "self-training, intercommunication, and
technical investigations".

Paul EI5DI

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