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Re: [CQ-Contest] Good Grief people with nothing better to do!

To: Chris Merchant KA1LMR <ka1lmr@yahoo.com>,cq-contest@contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Good Grief people with nothing better to do!
From: Jim Rhodes <k0xu@iowadsl.net>
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 23:53:39 -0600
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This is just too funny. Look at the header of this e-mail and see the 
address it came from!!!!

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From: Chris Merchant KA1LMR <ka1lmr@yahoo.com>
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Then go look at the ip in the spotting reports. Someone's credibility is 
decidedly slipping!

dxsummit spots for ka1lmr:
I2DFI-@: 14195 KA1LMR TEST

Chris, you should do this from a dialup where you get a new ip each time 
rather than from your fixed ip.

At 09:08 PM 3/9/2006, Chris Merchant KA1LMR wrote:
>   I just received a email froma friend who was reading  the yes pitiful 
> self spotting reports, spending the time to look and report these 
> stations seems just as pathetic or  ridiculous as the self spotting  it 
> self in my view.
>   in any case heres part the email I sent   to my friend  after for the 
> first  time hearing of this taddle tailing :
>       "Hey Chris--
>   You are getting hammered on CQ-CONTEST for self-spotting.
>   HI ----,
>   I guess so, Yikes, This has never been brought to my attention before.
>   I do have a local ham friend that has put spots for me before he doesnt 
> live that far away.
>   But any case only strange thing is the IP number thats listed does not 
> seem to be  mine at all,  also A few those contest I operated portable 
> with my laptop from a totaly diffrent location and connection then my 
> home computer.
>   In any case I didnt know we had guys with nothing better to do then go 
> sniffing  for soemone putting self spots!
>   Apparently theres  a watch dog for everything these days.
>   I am not sure of all the restrictions there is on self or a friend 
> spotting,
>    but with guys nit picking and nothing better to do then snif and find 
> some thing to gripe  about  its no wonder why this country is becoming 
> more and   more  Socialistic  one then democratic one! but,  I guess this 
> should  come as no surprise.
>   None the less thanks for the info and will try to fix it.
>   73 Chris
>   PS: I notice alot of stations ask the statsions they work to spot them 
> over and over I guess that really ought  to be considered self 
> spotting  as well,
>    So apparentaly  not your self , not a friend, or even some one you 
> work should spot you!? In that case why allow spotting at all!!??  maybe 
> that would make the the socialistic , "nothing better to do 
> doers",  P&Mers happy?!
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