He appears to have an ax to grind.
too bad I don't know his call.. knowing it would pretty much insure,
never getting a Q from this station.
Dale - WC7S in Wy
> Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 09:02:09 -0500
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: FCG@KKN.net; email@example.com
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] “THE BIGGEST DAMN STUD ON THE AIR!”
> This guy has a generally pretty interesting blog, but he's way out of
> line on this column, titled: “THE BIGGEST DAMN STUD ON THE AIR!”"
> Long hours of intense on-air competition are rewarded solely with
> ego-stroking and paper certificates; this is almost entirely
> “competition for competition’s sake.” To satisfy increasing operator
> ego, contests beget both more contests and more “wallpaper”
> certificates, and truly cooperative work among ARS operators continues
> to decrease. Historically the ARS has always sponsored a basic roster
> of contests, but it is the relative increase in their numbers and the
> consequent increased attention and resources focused upon them which
> have shifted greatly during the past half century.
> What do you think?
> [SNIP REMAINDER OF BLOG ENTRY]
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