[CQ-Contest] WSJT-X and Contesting

Steve Lott lottsphoto at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 19:46:48 EST 2018

Some of them sail boats have some high tech stuff
Carbonite hulls high tech Nav aids
Very elaborate ropes that are far from Manila rope


On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 4:48 PM Paul O'Kane <pokane at ei5di.com> wrote:

> On 05/12/2018 18:16, Stanley Zawrotny wrote:
> <snip>
> > And I suppose the gentleman who said that someone should holler “stop”
> thought that same thing when SSB came out replacing AM.
> I said "stop",  and Stan's gratuitous assumption about SSB is unwarranted
> and plain wrong.
> > This is 2018, almost 2019, folks. It’s called “growth.” Get on board or
> be left behind.
> All competitive activities place self-imposed restrictions on technology
> when that technology is disproportionate in its effect or when its
> adoption would change the nature of the activity  - to the extent that
> the original name of the activity no longer adequately describes the
> activity.
> In my previous post I gave a YouTube link to fully-automated FT8 operation.
> Stan, and others, may call it what they like - but I know what's its not.
> It's not ham radio.
> What, precisely, is so special about ham radio that the normal rules
> no longer apply?  Let's hear it from Stan.
> As for "Get on board or be left behind", tell that to the sailboat racers.
> Don't they know mechanical propulsion engines have been around for
> 200 years?
> 73,
> Paul EI5DI
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