[WriteLog] Cut Numbers Revisited

Frank Cartier fgcartier at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 8 14:04:47 EST 2014

Takes longer to send 4 Morse characters than 10??

-----Original Message----- 
From: Jim Reisert AD1C 
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 12:12 PM 
To: DickT-W0RAA 
Cc: Writelog Reflector ; Rtty Contesting Reflector 
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] Cut Numbers Revisited 

On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 2:12 PM, DickT-W0RAA <dickt at w0raa.com> wrote:

> I am somewhat mystified why RTTY contesters send TOO for 599 in a RTTY
> Contest or 5NN.  Are they saving anything (characters or time)?

I was about to argue that 5NN wastes time, but I think "599<space>"
and "5NN<space>" take the same amount of time to transmit.  However,
"5NN-" takes longer to transmit than "599-".

- Jim

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