[CQ-Contest] Telegraphers' Code

David Gilbert xdavid at cis-broadband.com
Wed Jun 19 13:21:41 EDT 2013

I'll bet you're not so rigid that you don't use SCP, or that you don't 
use the logger to send your CW, or let the logger fill in the exchange, 
or let the logger dupe for you.

Dave  AB7E

On 6/18/2013 7:55 PM, Charles Harpole wrote:
> In the old days, the code or rule for telegraphers was COPY WHAT IS SENT.
> That included not changing msg text regardless of whatever the op may know
> outside of the text and includes the chance of his error which,
> nevertheless, he writes just what he copied.
> To me, that is the origin of contesting... to copy what is sent.  If the op
> makes a mistake copying, too bad for the score;  his mistake should show up
> and he should suffer for it.
> Remember when even hams were prevented by law from divulging any info
> copied from the radio?  It gave news guys with scanners fits, too.
> 73 from rigid old op..............

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