I'm afraid nobody but ARRL can understand this policy.
I think it's a very polite way to let non-members know
that they are not very welcome in the ARRL's contests.
73 Roland, dk3gi
>From Art Popoff" <email@example.com Thu Sep 26 10:14:01 2002
From: Art Popoff" <firstname.lastname@example.org (Art Popoff)
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] 2002 ARRL DX Phone Results Available
If the contest is international the resalts should be available to all
participants without any discrimination on MEMBERSHIP basis.
It really discourages international participants.
From: Bill Tippett <email@example.com>
To: "M.Sivcevic, VK4DX" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,Bill Tippett
Subject: Re: Re: [CQ-Contest] 2002 ARRL DX Phone Results Available
| VK4DX wrote:
| > Members only ? Excuse me ... ! Wasn't that INTERNATIONAL contest ?
| > So I, from Australia, should become a member of the radio league of USA
| > to see the scores online ?