I am not in favor of allowing self-spotting for single operators. I do not
want to see ANY rules that would reqto connect to the internet (or other
outside networks) for single operators to be competitive.
> On November 7, 2017 at 3:02 PM "Lyubomir Slavov, OR2F" <email@example.com>
> Hi Mark,
> IMHO - it's quite dangerous to spot somebody before you have him in the log
> ... this could create a pile-up on his frequency, i.e. drops down your
> chance at all.
> In general, what about if the self-spotting is allowed ?
> Of course within defined limits - once every 3 min, 5 min, 10 min, etc. ?
> (condition, that can be easily monitored)
> Surely this will increase the total number of QSO in the contest...
> Surely this will equalize chances *"to be seen"* on the band map, not on
> the band ...
> Surely this will save an investigation resource of the Committees, thus it
> can be used somewhere else, at least for something more positive and
> Actually, I don't know who of the participants will be affected, but I
> expect some present regular *"Non-self-spotters"* won't take part in the
> contests anymore as there will be no point in this. :-)
> Leo / OR2F
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