From: Arjen Raateland (Arjen.Raateland@vyh.fi)
Kevin Muenzler, WB5RUE wrote:
> It's also required, for now, by international treaty. That's the only
> reason that 5 wpm is still (and only) required.
I'm not an expert at CW, but I've come to the conclusion that starting
at 5 wpm is adverse to actually learning CW, because it allows bad
habits like copying by counting and memorizing. Habits that you'll have
to unlearn in order to achieve any useful speed level.
-- Arjen Raateland OH2ZAZ
SAS Support Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki
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