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Re: [CQ-Contest] LOTW DXCC

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] LOTW DXCC
From: Jim Rhodes <k0xu@iowadsl.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 17:53:26 -0500
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And the DX desk or contest sponsor should also take a person's word when 
they say they were operating in North Korea, or Bhutan, or any other hard 
to get to spot. Surely no one would ever cheat at something like that!

Sorry, I cannot share your sentiments. My thanks to the folks at the league 
that are taking time and effort to make the system mean something.

At 07:50 AM 4/19/2005, Igor Sokolov wrote:
>It takes much more then 2 minutes to upload to LOTW. At least for
>those who lives outside of the USA. It involves sending photocopies
>of the licence and passport by snail mail and then downloading
>software, getting key, preserving key for one year, not forgetting to
>renew it etc. I think we Hams deserve to be trusted.  Until the
>attitude change I will keep uploading  8Q7DV expedition logs to
>dx.qsl.net where everyone can check them. It is just hobby.
>73, Igor UA9CDC
>----- Original Message -----
>To: <cq-contest@contesting.com>
>Cc: "n7cqq" <n7cqq@msn.com>; "Mills, Wayne N7NG" <N7NG@arrl.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 9:34 AM
>Subject: [CQ-Contest] LOTW DXCC
> > Finally: Thanks to N7CQQ for uploading the XR0X logs to LOTW I now
>have """""un-linked"""", virgin, mixed DXCC via LOTW.
> > Here's some stats to ponder: I have uploaded 11K+ QSO's, 4 band
>DXCC, 85% of Q's CW and 75% of Q's contest logs. It has taken since
>the beginning of LOTW to today to get mixed DXCC. Sure would have
>been a lot easier and a much shorter wait if certain, still unnamed,
>contest xpeditions would take the extra 2 minutes to upload to LOTW
>the same cab file they send to the contest sponsor and the same info
>they use to brag to 3830.
> > Once again kudos' to John N7CQQ.
> >
> >
> >
> > MAL              N7MAL
> > http://www.ctaz.com/~suzyq/N7mal.htm
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Jim Rhodes K0XU

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