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Re: [CQ-Contest] Assisted or not assisted question

Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Assisted or not assisted question
From: Doug Smith <dougw9wi@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 10:11:39 -0500
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Paul O'Kane wrote:
>> This is yet another reason that we chose to focus on the information
>> provided by the technology, not the technology itself.
> I believe this approach is flawed because the focus
> is on the end result, and it disregards the means,
> no matter how inappropriate, by which the result is
> achieved.

Thing is, the means by which a given end result may be accomplished are many.

Radio amateurs are an inventive bunch.  If one means is (are?) outlawed, we 
will find another means.  You'll end up playing "whack-a-mole" -- and 
you'll end up with a set of contest rules larger than the International Call 

Personally, I thought the principles Dick posted made an enormous amount of 


Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View, TN  EM66
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