David, my bug sending starts out with lots of "fingers". But as I
tire, I'm almost "forced" to bring my arm into play. Also, at higher
speeds, I can't handle it with fingers.----the arm has to be used.
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, "David Ring" <n1ea@...> wrote:
> I couldn't agree more with your post, Jim.
> I try to tell bug users that the arm is mostly or fully on the desk,
> and that the motion that should be used is like that of turning a door
> knob, with the fingers and thumb gently holding - but not pusing back
> and forth - the button shaped knob and the flat paddle of the bug and
> that ALL the motion that actuates the bug comes from the forearm and
> the wrist rotating but NONE of the motion comes from the fingers.
> If you do this somehow the mass of the arm creates smooth dashes and
> because the LONG muscles of the forearm are used, the operator does
> not tire quickly or get fatigued.
> David N1EA