Tom Osborne w7why at frontier.com
Mon Apr 13 13:17:50 EDT 2015

Hi Tim

That is what I find fun, also, in RTTY contesting.  I also think that 
Sklimmer is going to take the fun out of it, just like it does for CW.

I had my epxerience with the RTTY Skimmer in a contest and didn't like 
it.  73

On 4/13/2015 7:51 AM, Tim Shoppa wrote:
> The FEC subject drift in the GRITTY thread got me thinking about why I do
> RTTY contesting.
> I think it's unlikely I'd ever think of contesting using an FEC mode. It
> would completely remove the engagement of RTTY contesting that I find so
> addictive.
> I find RTTY contesting very engaging, using ears to hear the deedles and
> crashes and QRM while correlating with multiple decoder windows and piecing
> together callsigns between my couple years of RTTY contesting experience
> and SCP. In some ways it is more engaging than CW (which lacks the visual
> engagement outside the SCP aspect)

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