Peter, G3LDO wrote:
I dont find QSOs that last 30minutes a problem. In any case I have
listened to 'fast' rubber stamp QSOs that last that long!.
The relaxed atmosphere of waiting for the reply to emerge on slow CW
is therapeutic - you can go and make a coffee or catch up on reading
that pile of magazines while the QSO progresses. Dont spoil it with technology.
That's my view, too. I quite like being able to watch TV whilst having
a QSO. The other day I was watching the start of a CQ call, gave my
son a lift to work and returned to reply to the call!
If we are looking to add some more technology, let's go for even
better communications efficiency, ie distance.
Mike Dennison, G3XDV
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