Topband: FT-8 My Recent Experience

donroden at donroden at
Wed May 29 09:46:19 EDT 2019

Back in the good old days, all we had was PSK-31 and we were proud to have it.
It was uphill both ways in the snow.

Quoting Rob Atkinson <ranchorobbo at>:

>> I can't get into any computer mode, mainly because I've been a software
>> engineer for almost 40 year and dealing with computers at home is a
>> non-starter with me.    I like ARC-5s, BC-348s,  and Navy RBB's
>> myself......
> Same here.  Computer science major; 30 years in front of monitors and
> keyboards all day; database management, writing code....and I know
> hams who spend days and days fiddling with PCs and logging
> software....Why?   What a waste of valuable radio time in my opinion.
> Not only do I reject computer "modes," but I run a computer free
> shack.   Great FT8 story by the way.
> 73
> Rob
> K5UJ
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