Also, the clusters are used for many more things than contests. What if a
major DXpedition is in operation during a contest but is working the
"other mode"? I can just hear the DXers who are not contesters screaming
about that right now!
73, Zack W9SZ
On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Mike Fatchett W0MU wrote:
> Why should the clusters be turned off? There are legal classes for packet.
> I think packet allows a great number of non serious hams to get in the
> contest and work new countries and make contacts that they might not
> The problem is not with the technology or packet it is with the cheating
> operators. If we take a more authoritative stance and start outing the
> cheaters and getting them DQed would be a great start.
> Prior to packet there were 2m spotting nets. I am sure everyone turned off
> their 2m rigs during the contest right??!! The use of spotting nets is even
> more difficult to track than packet.
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