--- K0HB <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Add it to the rules. No recording? No contest entry. No excuses.
> > Scott Robbins, W4PA
> This qualifies as the runner-up entry for "LVIPCQCRTY" Award. (Least
> Viable Idea Posted on CQ-Contest Reflector This Year")
> The winner of the "LVIPCQCRTY" Award is "Let's make everyones log public".
> 73, de Hans, K0HB/4ID
Really? It was such a bad, non-viable idea that the WRTC-2006 in Brazil
implemented it as a rule requirement.
If you're serious about trying to win, set up a recording device on your
computer and record the contest. Simple. Casual entrants -- 95% or more of
the contesting population -- are exempted from having to do so.
Submit your log and the recording of the contest. If there is a question about
your log by a contest sponsor, the recording can be consulted.
Most everyone's log is public already, and this has been hailed as a Good
Thing(tm) for radio contesting. I think public logs are a great idea. There
are tons of them posted on the CQ WW site right now.
Serious entrants being required to submit a complete recording ought to be
Scott Robbins, W4PA
W4PA Contest Blog - http://w4pa.journalspace.com
What Is Radio Contesting? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contesting
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