[Skimmertalk] Archive?

Jack Brindle jackbrindle at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 30 00:04:37 EDT 2008

Things will get _very_ interesting if they word things so as to  
disallow CW decoders. Many of the committee members use Write-Log,  
don't they? ;-)

On Jun 29, 2008, at 7:09 PM, Joe Subich, W4TV wrote:

>> I do hope that if such a ruling is made (and I suspect it will be)
>> that they are very specific as to what is disallowed in the non-
>> assisted class. Derivatives of the Skimmer software which do not
>> actually provide a bandmap-like display could be extremely
>> interesting and useful.
> If they do, I hope they use some clear lines of that is permitted -
> e.g., CW decoders, only one receiver (no duplex receivers), or
> no "bandmaps" of any kind.  If they fail to provide a rule that is
> not based on hardware and is instead based on particular piece of
> software or a particular hardware implementation, the rule would
> be the equivalent of saying "no <pick your favorite group> allowed."

-Jack Brindle, W6FB

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