You don't have to post intentionally bad spots, just make note of the
multitude of them that already get posted.
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
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> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Poison Pen Packet
> While monitoring the packet spots for FJ/OH2AM I found seven different
> ways he was reported besides the correct FJ/OH2AM. I was amazed that
> people seemed to ignore the previous postings of his call and invented
> their own. Admittedly Marti was only giving his call about once every 5
> minutes but we all know how DXpeditions go.
> Anyway my idea to trap unscrupulous packet users during contests is to
> post fictitious call signs in packet spots for stations that are running
> without giving their calls often enough. Then look for the fraudulent
> calls in the contest reports. While this might be questionable ethically,
> it could also be fun. And it is perfectly legal on the internet. After
> all, using packet spots is an at-your-own-risk proposition, at best.
> I remember a time in my much younger days when I ran a pileup for a
> period of time without giving my call, then finally signed my call and
> went QRT! OK, I was a naughty kid, so what?
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