[CQ-Contest] Use of CW decoders in contests - a contrarian opinion

Rick Lindquist, WW3DE ww3de at comcast.net
Sun May 30 09:16:26 PDT 2010

There was a movie -- Phenomenon, I believe -- where John Travolta was able to copy RTTY in his head. 

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On May 30, 2010, at 10:46, 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.
> k9zo
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