[CQ-Contest] [Contest] 2020 June VHF Contest
pokane at ei5di.com
Tue Jun 9 18:28:14 EDT 2020
On 09/06/2020 22:23, Jim K9YC wrote:
> I see little difference between the attitude expressed in this post
> and those who, in the '50s and '60s, refused to switch to that
> new-fangled SSB.
> I also fail to see how FT8 differs from RTTY implemented by stations
> using, for example, N1MM or WriteLog with multiple decoder windows in
> which one simply clicks on a callsign to start an automated QSO and
> clicks on the report to enter it into the log.
> Perhaps someone could explain the difference.
Jim is right - there is no significant difference. As described, both
FT8 and RTTY represent automated machine-decoded data modes. All the
more reason, I suggest, to refrain from combining either with SSB/CW in
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