I'm not sure there *are* any significant choke points in the telnet
cluster network - my impression was/is that it is multi-path,
uncontrolled, and essentially unstoppable. Not true?
73, Pete N4ZR
The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at www.conteststations.com
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On 7/14/2010 9:59 AM, John Geiger wrote:
> Would it be possible for the individuals who control the main spotting
> clusters to devise a filter of sorts for the next WRTC, where any spot for a
> WRTC team call doesn't make it onto the cluster. I don't know much about the
> software workings of a cluster, but it seems like something could be done
> like that. Maybe set it up so close "busts" also wouldn't show up.
> It might also be interesting in the next WRTC to still do it field day style,
> but give each time something like a FT450 and a dipole to use. See what the
> ops could do with a little pistol setup. That would really bring out the
> operating skill in them.
> 73s John AA5JG
> --- On Tue, 7/13/10, Paul O'Kane<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> From: Paul O'Kane<email@example.com>
>> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] List of WRTC stations / Results
>> To: "CQ CONTEST"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 7:16 PM
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Radio K0HB"<email@example.com>
>>> There was no impact, Rob. LU5DX has decided to
>>> a controversy where none exists,
>> No impact - where the number of spots for each team
>> varied from 1 to 121? Of course there was an impact.
>> Look at the results. A single additional spot for
>> ES5TV/ES2RR could have made them winners. One fewer
>> spot for RW1AC/RA1AIP could have dropped them to
>> second place.
>> Spotting is the most significant unregulated factor in
>> preventing WRTC being a true measure of the operating
>> skills of each team.
>> Can it be regulated? If not, we will have the same
>> controversy next time.
>> Paul EI5DI
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