Fascinating - just a few years ago the position of the CQ Contest Committee was
"no way we will ever release a single QSO." Aside from the ARRL issue, I
wonder what happened.
73, Pete N4ZR
At 09:49 PM 10/15/2006, Jeff Maass wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Kudos to CQWW Committee
>> I was reading the 2006 CQWW rules in preparation for the SSB
>> contest. A single sentence at the end of rule 5 of the log
>> instructions caught my eye.
>> It did not exist in the 2004 & 2005 rules.
>> "By submitting a potential high-scoring log to the CQ WW
>> Contest, the entrant agrees to have the log open to the public."
>Does this mean that *all* CQWW contest QSOs from top stations will no longer
>be valid for
>>From DXCC rules, Section III, sub 5:
>"5. The presentation in any public forum of logs or other representations
>of station operation showing details of station activity or other
>information from which all essential QSO elements (time, date, band, mode
>and callsign) for individual contacts can be derived creates a question as
>to the integrity of the claimed QSOs with that station during the period
>encompassed by the log. Presentation of such information in any public
>forum by the station operator, operators or associated parties is not
>allowed and may be considered sufficient reason to deny ARRL award credit
>for contacts with any station for which such presentations have been made.
>Persistent violation of this provision may result in disqualification from
>the DXCC program."
>73, Jeff K8ND
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