[CQ-Contest] Sweepstakes -Automatic Fill - 93 or 67

Bill Haddon haddon.bill at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 12:13:04 PDT 2009

N6ZFO wrote:
>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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