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Re: [CQ-Contest] cheating with packet

To: "Tom Osborne" <w7why@verizon.net>,"CQ-Contest" <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] cheating with packet
From: steve.root@culligan4water.com
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 15:08:55 +0000
List-post: <mailto:cq-contest@contesting.com>
Hi Tom,
I'm sure the crooks have sneaky ways around that problem that you or I wouldn't 
know about. But it occurs to me that you could simply log into the packet with 
a fake call sign. 
73 Steve K0SR 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tom Osborne [mailto:w7why@verizon.net]
>Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 08:31 PM
>To: 'CQ-Contest'
>Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] cheating with packet
>Hi Steve et al
>If you connect to packet, doesn't it show who you are when you are 
>When I connect, it says 'Hi' to me as it knows who I am. 73
>Tom W7WHY
>>If I jump from my run frequency over to one of the stations in my band map 
>> >and then back again, AND someone just spotted the guy, how is a piece of 
>> >software going to know I'm NOT using Packet?
>> 73 Steve K0SR
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