[CQ-Contest] Cheating again.............

Zack Widup w9sz.zack at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 11:00:23 EDT 2012

Not to bring the debate here, but my question about "true north" is
"How accurate do you need to be?" A 2 foot diameter dish at 10 GHz has
a lot narrower beamwidth than anything on HF, and my trusty ol' US
Army lensatic compass has been accurate enough for me for years on
that band.

73, Zack W9SZ

On 9/14/12, Guy Olinger K2AV <olinger at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> This discussion has no end.  It cannot possibly resolve.  It will stop
> when all are weary and tired of reading about it.  One side of this
> discussion always has to be held in tension with the other.  Neither
> should "win".
> Even with the length of this thread, you are nowhere near to the
> thread run-on and persistent recurrence record held by the TowerTalk
> thread(s) about how to determine "true north".
> May you not persist to that point and suffer brain damage.  At OF
> status, one needs every bit of rational brain juice one can muster.
> Wasting it on pointless threads at a younger age will come back to
> haunt you.
> 73, Guy.
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