Originally Posted by slipstick
We haven't needed telemetry for the last 50-60 years so it doesn't seem likely that it's suddenly become vitally necessary
Another nice toy to have but that's about it really. And if you're still in the relatively early phases of learning to fly I'd say that's quite enough to concentrate on without having to cope with any additional distractions.
And they invented color TV in the last 50-60 years and we all have one of them