[CQ-Contest] Use of CW decoders in contests

Joe nss at mwt.net
Thu May 27 06:28:58 PDT 2010

I agree, I have played with them, and find no advantage at all to using 
them anyway.  Yes I know and do code ok,  regular QSO speed 25 to 30 
WPM, Contest speed?  who knows he he he,,  but the level of ability to 
dig  calls out of pileups or deep in the noise, these peograms have 
nothing over a good ear.


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On 5/26/2010 11:07 PM, David Thompson wrote:
> I see no reason to ban the use of code readers which usually only code
> keyboard code correctly.
> The hams that still use bugs will be hard copy.
> If this is banned why not ban working packet spots by assisted or multi ops.
> Most times the PC and radio do the work without intervention from a human.
> 73 Dave K4JRB
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