[CQ-Contest] Blind Mode for N1MM Bandmap

Fri Oct 22 06:45:42 PDT 2010

> >It is disappointing that we keep having these conversations about how to
> subvert the rules.
> Sure is!
> >Pan adapters, waterfalls, or asterisks, they are all uses of technology
> to
> >see what is going on around the band.  Part of the fun of contesting is
> >making the decisions around when to stay and when to go.  At least that's
> >part that has made the game continuously entertaining and fascinating to
> me.
> Me too.  It's not that I'm anti "technology", but it seems to me people
> are missing a part of what makes contesting, or DXing for that matter,
> enjoyable when they rely on tools such at these to make QSO's.  I've
> always found it far more satisfying to uncover a multiplier, additional
> QSO's, or work a new one on Topband when it's not aided by something that
> replaces operator skill.

And I consider learning new technology and how to integrate it into the
station and operating practices as part of improving operator skill.

David Robbins K1TTT
e-mail: mailto:k1ttt at arrl.net
web: http://www.k1ttt.net
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net

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> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Blind Mode for N1MM Bandmap
> Ken K4ZW
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