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Subject: [CQ-Contest] lighten up
From: "Kelly Taylor" <ve4xt@mts.net>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 21:38:03 -0500
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The following is from Riley Hollingsworth, special counsel for enforcement at 
the FCC. Worthy reading for any would-be contesting cops out there. If you know 
of one, pass this on. Copied from the ARRL Letter, May 26.

"You need to lighten up and not embarrass the Amateur Radio Service," 
Hollingsworth advised. "All of us make mistakes, especially with the new 
features you have on radios today. It's very easy to make a mistake, to be on 
the wrong frequency or be operating split and not know it--there's a hundred 
ways to make mistakes." Hollingsworth said experience has shown him that at 
least 75 percent of the interference complained about is absolutely 

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