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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Then go look at the ip in the spotting reports. Someone's credibility is
dxsummit spots for ka1lmr:
IK2CFG-@: 14195 KA1LMR CQ CONTEST 22.214.171.124
F6FDW-@: 14195 KA1LMR TEST NH 126.96.36.199
I2DFI-@: 14195 KA1LMR TEST 188.8.131.52
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
> 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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