[CQ-Contest] Use of CW decoders in contests - a contrarian opinion
w2up at comcast.net
Sun May 30 08:48:09 PDT 2010
I can copy a CQ, my callsign, and a 599 in my head (at regular RTTY
speeds). I recall one RTTY DX pileup where there was a lot of QSB and
even though his reply didn't print my call, I knew he came back to me
from what I heard.
Jimk8mr at aol.com wrote:
> Perhaps. Has anyone ever tried slowing down RTTY to about quarter speed
> in order to try to learn to copy it in one's head?
> (Not that I would recommend that out of interest for one's sanity :>)
> 73 - Jim K8MR
> In a message dated 5/30/2010 10:09:31 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> k9zo at hotmail.com writes:
> I don't spend much time on RTTY, but can copy my call on RTTY. Seems just
> like CW at 60 WPM with some extra noise. Seems that if humans can copy
> speach they should be able to copy something similar.
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Barry Kutner, W2UP Lakewood, CO
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