I work 12-hour shifts both day
and night running the power grid. I sit behind a bank of
computer monitors, with a 8 ft x 12 ft Jumbo-tron type LED display on the wall
giving me the status of the generators and major systems within my control
area, and a 25 ft x 75 ft map-board showing all the lines @ 69kv, 115kv, 345kv
and 500kv that are within my area and the adjacent utilities.
When something goes out and the action heats up, little things like
this make a big difference in the speed at which you can operate the
Perhaps contesting is not so
critical as running the power grid. But anything that can
speed the use of the software when making 100, 500, 1000 or more contacts can
add up to significant time. I get what he
Hope you have a great
evening. I am off to run the grid all
Vy73 - Mike -
Texas - DM61rt.
Sent: Monday, October
31, 2016 16:33
[N3FJP_Software_Users] Tuning wipes call
Thanks for the
suggestion. I will give it some thought.
Amateur Radio community with contesting and general logging software since
'Mike Olbrisch' mike-2007@...
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 6:19 pm
Subject: RE: [N3FJP_Software_Users] Tuning wipes
I actually understand you on this.
Especially when looking at the economy of motion, taking your hand off the
mouse to hit enter is a wasted motion. Dunno if Scott will/can do that.... and
I don't think it would help me at all.... but I get it.
Vy73 - Mike -
El Paso, Texas - DM61rt.
W5-SOTA Association Manager.
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2016 12:09
Re: [N3FJP_Software_Users] Tuning wipes call
Yeah, I get that I can hit
enter. But if I click on a DX spot with the mouse, and work the station that
was filled in, why should I have to let go of the mouse to go back to the
Mark D. Johns, KØMDJ
Decorah, Iowa USA