On Thu, 30 Jan 1997 10:50:35 EST email@example.com writes:
>On Thu, 30 Jan 1997 12:28:12 GMT firstname.lastname@example.org (Chuck
>>First, all you guys/girls with no code experience.
>>If you are about to start, send me email and we'll
>>take the issues offline.
>>Do start with a straight key. To do otherwise is
>>a big mistake. A REAL BIG mistake. Don't listen
>>to the nay-sayers. You can send almost perfectly
>>spaced code with a straight key. I worked a 14 yr
>>old on 30M two years ago doing 20wpm and his code
>>was almost perfect. You can do it too.
>>Yes, you will want to go to Iambic paddles and
>>keyers later in life, but you gotta walk before
>>you can run. There are some subtle and not so
>>subtle psychological and mental factors at work
>>here. Attitude is everything. Work is essential.
>>You won't get there with a free ride.
>>So if you have 30minutes a day we can get you to
>>20 wpm before the end of the year. Start early,
>>stay late. :-)
>>Email to me only. We don't need a thread on this
>>old worn out topic. :-)
>>Chuck Adams K5FO email@example.com
>seconded, Kc1di 30 years + Cw op both military & ham .
seconded again 63 years + Old brass pounder Sig Corps & ham Tony
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