I believe that the majority uses cluster today during the contests. How to
explain that when i am spotted a big unless mess pileup starts? Here is
another way to catch the cheaters!! My suggestion is the the categories will
be soab and soab(unassisted). So the "default" will be the use of clusters
and if someone wants to compete in another category participate like
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randy Thompson" <email@example.com>
To: "'Yuri VE3DZ'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 1:37 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] cheating with packet
> Because some of us still like to do things the old fashioned way. All by
> ourselves! And we like the fact that we can compete in a category with
> other people who feel the same way. Even makes it more fun when we can
> the packet assisted guys.
> I am against combining them because I like to be recognized as a guy who
> knows how to operate.
> I wouldn't mind if they were combined because then all the SOA guys who
> think they are competitive will realize that packet does not a winning
> Randy, K5ZD
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Yuri VE3DZ
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 7:08 PM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] cheating with packet
>> I don't like Dx Cluster, but the reality is - like it or not
>> - almost everyone is using it nowadays, one way or another. I
>> mean 99.9 % of the HAM stations have the capability of using
>> Dx Cluster today.
>> So, why not just allow it for all categories, like it was
>> done for WAE or Russian DX long time ago?
>> What are we afraid of here?
>> Yuri VE3DZ
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