[CQ-Contest] Foot switch

Steve Wojton NN2NN swojton at roadrunner.com
Fri Nov 11 16:39:19 EST 2022

Personally, I like using a foot switch. It prevents any of my salty language from going out over the air when I get frustrated! 😂 To each his own.

Steve NN2NN 

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> On Nov 11, 2022, at 11:02 AM, Yuri <ve3dz at rigexpert.net> wrote:
> While I find myself in disagreement with Bill on many topics outside HAM Radio :-) in this case I am 100% with him.
> Though I keep some variety of them, I personally never used foot switches for the last 7-8 years in the Phone Contests. Properly adjusted VOX in your radio would do the job just fine, including amplifier PTT control.
> 73, Yuri VE3DZ
>> On 11/10/2022 12:30 PM, Bill kollenbaum - K4XS via CQ-Contest wrote:
>> Why worry about a foot switch unless you're doing MM etc.  The switch ties you down  and is just one more thing to worry about.  Much easier to VOX...been doing it for 45 years.
>> Bill V31XX/K4XS
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