On CQMM DX Contest, we considered the fake logs possibility.
So, robot save every log sent in (correct or not) on database. If you send
in your log 2, 3 or 10 times, we have each version of your log on database.
Log process will use only latest one, but logs received from different
emails are highlighted for inspection.
PW7T Team member
WRTC.2006 Brazilian Referee
WRTC.2010 Brazilian Team Leader
PY8AZT (also PT7AG, R37U, ZY7C, PX8C, ZZ8Z)
LABRE, ARRL, CWJF & Fortaleza DX Group Member
2012/6/5 Christian Schneider <email@example.com>
> quote: "...the best solution would be to use the LoTW authentication system
> for log submissions. That would have the dual advantage of verifying the
> call sign in the log and allowing automatic submission of the log to the
> LoTW QSL system (something many have asked for.)"
> Ok, so you require every potential participant of a contest to send copies
> of personal documents like a passport per mail across the world in advance?
> That is the (IMHO totally exaggerated) prerequisite for non-US hams for
> as far as I am informed correctly. Following the discussion I assume even
> that may not be secure enough. Maybe we should go one step further and add
> biometric data etc. to make our HOBBY (!) competition more bulletproof. I
> wonder whether any contest sponsor can report fraud incidences of the
> described kind.
> Let me see - we seemingly accept power cheats shrugging shoulders, but
> ponder about security measures that come close to mechanisms in the real
> world used with bank loans etc. No, I don´t want to partipate in such a
> contesting world but it obviously does not need me and other "normal" guys
> other than as cannon fodder.
> 73, Chris
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