[CQ-Contest] FT4 - Robotic Contesting
jackbrindle at me.com
Sun May 5 22:00:47 EDT 2019
AH, my friend Jim needs an update to his recollection. There was an internet, we were accessing it using the 56K modem network in north Georgia through a node at Georgia Tech. What there wasn’t was the World Wide Web, which would be invented about two years later.
Hi Jim! long time, no see! (about 43 years at last count)...
> On May 5, 2019, at 6:36 AM, jamesdavidcain at gmail.com wrote:
>> "Before everyone paints N1MM Logger as some kind of villain, let me remind
> you that prefill has been a standard feature in contest loggers since K1EA's
> CT, in the late 1980's. Steve, N2IC"
> I remember CT from 1988 (yes I was there). Once you logged the location, CT
> thereafter filled it in when you logged the station again. You had better
> copy the location correctly the first time. There were no databases that I
> recall for "prefilling" such info. There wasn't even an "internet."
> Jim Cain K1TN
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