[Trlog] CW speeding up (fwd)
n4zr at contesting.com
Thu Jan 8 08:09:47 EST 2004
At 04:32 AM 1/8/04 -0800, Eric Hilding wrote:
>Tnx, Jim, as others have pointed out. However...if Auto CQ is interrupted
>via ESC or a keystroke, ALT + C to resume thashes that concept and it's
>"ramp up time" in WPM each-time-the-CQ-repeats!
As a work-around, I believe you can do Alt-Q, reset the key to be repeated
to F1, and you should get a new "load" of the CW message with symmetrical
speed up/speed down control characters.
But more to the point, why bother with speed-ups within a very short CQ or
other message? I've never understood the utility of sending "Callsign [up
up up]599 [dwn dwn dwn] 100" anyway. In bad conditions, all that does is
to slightly screw up my expectation of when the real variable in the
exchange is coming.
73, Pete N4ZR
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