Yeah, and I one of my reports the same ip had logged in as ka1lmr and also
the other calls. And it is a Comcast cable line, and always the same ip, so
he hasn't logged in from somewhere else... its always the same box.
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:cq-contest-
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> Sent: Friday, March 10, 2006 05:54
> To: Chris Merchant KA1LMR; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Good Grief people with nothing better to do!
> 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 <email@example.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:
> IK2CFG-@: 14195 KA1LMR CQ CONTEST 184.108.40.206
> F6FDW-@: 14195 KA1LMR TEST NH 220.127.116.11
> I2DFI-@: 14195 KA1LMR TEST 18.104.22.168
> 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
> > 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
> > 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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