[CQ-Contest] Sweepstakes -Automatic Fill - 93 or 67
haddon.bill at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 12:13:04 PDT 2009
>For my own operating, several years ago I completely ditched the use of
internet assistance, SCP and prefills in the SS. As noted by K5TR this is
the best situation. (you surely don't use internet assistance, do you
Whoops. ,.sorry Trey, meant George . . .get these two first rate contesters
Tks Ed W0YK for point to my high error rate.
73 Bill. n6zfo
On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Bill Haddon <haddon.bill at gmail.com> wrote:
> RE use of prefills in SS:
> Health stats suggest a high percentage of our community has
> significant hearing loss, especially those who served our country in 3V8.
> For this group, prefills and other data base, internet aids may allow them
> to participate in SS with more comfort -- otherwise they might be
> embarrassed or even unable to do so. Likewise hams new to cw may want to
> use these aids during learning. We shouldn't be making these folks feel bad.
> . . all of it is legal in the contest, and the practice probably helps, not
> hurts, the expert operator because of fewer requests for repeats.
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