Scott Monks cq_dx_de_aa0aa at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 1 13:39:52 EDT 2012

> From: "Marijan Miletic, S56A" <s56a at bit.si>...
N6TJ wrote: If we're not employing the latest technology, we're dinosaurs.
>People do little to promote what made DXing and contesting great in the
>first place: OPERATOR SKILLS.
>I agree completely!  We must not forget that many of the great advances in radio communications were (and I hope "will be"!) the result of experimentation and development by radio amateurs.  To conserve bandwidth here I won't try to list them, but those of you with years of experience already could cite them all!!  There are always bad apples in any barrel, but we must not quit, or get discouraged because some don't behave with respect toward all others--and it sure that those bad operators are NOT following this thread so they can't benefit from the observations expressed here!!

73, Scott  AA0AA; XE1/AA0AA

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