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Re: [CQ-Contest] Recording your CQ WW CW contest

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Recording your CQ WW CW contest
From: Igor Booklan SRR <ra3auu@srr.ru>
Reply-to: Igor Booklan SRR <ra3auu@srr.ru>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 01:25:17 +0300
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Don't forget that big number of "small pistols" calling you in the
contest are those wishing to get QSO with you for DXCC count, so being
the contest guys we have to think about others!

73s, Harry RA3AUU

SR> --- "Joe Subich, W4TV" <w4tv@subich.com> wrote:
>> I don't have an axe to grind with contest adjudication by CQWW - 
>> I have an axe to grind with their unnecessary and cavalier 
>> release of logs in the face of DXCC policy that prohibits the 
>> publication of complete logs.  
>> It is senseless, stupid, and self-defeating to force participants 
>> to chose between submitting a log in the contest or protecting 
>> their status with DXCC.  It is senseless, stupid and self-defeating 
>> to adopt a policy that means casual operators may not be able to 
>> use the QSOs the work in a contest for DXCC awards. 

SR> Sounds like DXCC has the problem, not CQ WW.  Since I do not participate in 
SR> DXCC program I don't concern myself with what happens with my logs after 
SR> are submitted to the contest sponsors vis-a-vis DXCC credit.  

SR> DXCC needs to change their policy on what is acceptable for country credit,
SR> apparently, as CQ WW is the contest that has the most participation from the
SR> most rare counters on a year by year basis.

SR> CQ WW should proceed on whatever path they believe is right for the fairest
SR> adjudication of logs and not consider what DXCC rules are.  It's their 
SR> not the ARRL's.

SR> I think we're going to just have to agree to disagree on this point. 

SR> Scott W4PA

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