[CQ-Contest] A Buggles update - Morserunner killed the radio star
Gerry Treas K8GT
k8gt at mi.rr.com
Sun Nov 27 23:50:13 EST 2016
Sorry Barry, no way. I like Morserunner to improve my skills for on air
operation, not as an end in and of itself.
I contest and chase DX for the thrill and romance of ionospheric
communications. I love to hear the world turn throughout the days and
nights. I was 4 years old in 1948 and plunked myself down in front of
the console radio with my ear right next to the speaker and listened to
all the old radio shows. Then my dad introduced me to shortwave
listening on that same radio. That's where the romance started.
Propagation is fascinating to me, even on propagationally challenging
I realize that your interests are somewhat different, given your
participation in High Speed Telegraphy competitions.
That's what is great about ham radio, the large range of interest that
73, Gerry, K8GT
On 27-Nov-16 14:42, Barry wrote:
> During CQWW this weekend, I was thinking how Morserunner has killed
> the thrill of contesting for me. With Morserunner, I can run
> 300-400/hr all day long. There's no sunspot minimum, no K index of 4,
> etc. Anyone else feel this way?
> If you're not familiar with my word play in the title, check this out:
> Barry W2UP (@W4AAW this weekend)
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