call me old fashioned..but I like a nice personable chat followed up by a paper QSL and even a handwritten letter ...
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Emiratus ARRL Member
---- "Christopher J LaRue NO7E email@example.com " <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Anyone else read the specifications on this? FT8 is going to be
absolutely dominating every band when this mess starts. It will be a
year long FT8 contest.
I admit I like and use FT8 but I prefer to actually have a conversation
with other operators. That is why I like PSK31, the problem is most of
the contacts are about as interesting lately as FT8. Hello, my name is,
his/her name is the grid signal report and 73. Sometimes you actually
get rig information and a little chat but that is getting rare even on
73 de Chris NO7E