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Re: [CQ-Contest] [Re: CQWW CW & 6Y1V Logs]

To: "David Gilbert" <xdavid@cis-broadband.com>, "CQ-Contest@contesting. com" <CQ-Contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] [Re: CQWW CW & 6Y1V Logs]
From: "K0HB" <kzerohb@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 15:11:02 -0600
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Couple of points, Dave, in response to your thoughtful message.

Point 1)  I think we all expect that the contest sponsor will be brutally 
"picky and exhaustive" in examining our entry, especially those entries from 
world-class stations like KY1V/6Y1V.  We expect it and welcome it.  It's 
what sponsors ought to do.  No one is protesting that kind of thorough 
examination --- in fact, we all applaud it.  Just like we expect the IRS to 
look for cheaters, but would loudly (and publicly) protest if our 1040 "log" 
were released for public examination.

Point 2) Any protest which is not a "public spectacle" (your words) is not a 
protest at all, now is it?

73, de Hans, K0HB

> I don't think there's anything "wrong" with KY1V deciding not to submit
> his log ... for any reason.  I do, however, think it's misguided and
> inconsistent of him to make a public spectacle of it in order to decry
> the presumption of guilt as his rationale for doing so, when the log
> checking process itself involves far more presumption of guilt than does
> making logs public.
> 73,
> Dave   AB7E

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