[SECC] SECC Meeting Minutes - June 7, 2003

SteveWS4F at aol.com SteveWS4F at aol.com
Mon Jun 30 16:13:31 EDT 2003

In a message dated 6/30/03 9:37:47 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
k4bai at worldnet.att.net writes:

> Please let the record reflect a minority dissent from the electronic
> submission requirement.  I am opposed to anything that might tend to
> discourage participation in GQP and I am concerned that the rule will
> probably do so.  I guess we are willing to go without the significant
> number of US mail logs that Jeff just reported.  I recognize that in
> Jeff's number of US mail submissions there are probably a few who mailed
> in a disk and could be eligible for an award, but the rest were folks
> who are still using paper (and probably still working CW!).  Some will
> never get into the computer age and I hate to exclude them, or the
> newcomer (paper is the easiest way to start), or the eastern European
> guy who can't yet afford a computer.

I agree, John.  I understand why the log checkers want it that way, but it's 
a shame to discourage participation in any way in a relatively low activity 

73 to all,

Steve, K4RF

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