I had to sleep on my initial reaction to this and think about it for a
Take the contest station to the seas... get on a yacht and operate MM
from offshore, just enough to stay within your zone.
Or, if you're lucky.. contest from 4U1UN. They don't just let *anybody*
up there, so you can be protected from the WW Inspectors... I wonder if
the WW inspectors will be like many of the whackers that you see at
hamfests, showing up on your QTH with lights blazing with a big sticker
on the side saying WW Contest Patrol.
I agree, I think we've lost the hobby aspect of it. This is a bunch of b.s.
Warren C. Stankiewicz wrote:
> Ah, I can see it now...
> The next big trend in contest stations will be "Hiding Places" (reference
> Corrie Ten Boom) where operators and equipment can be secreted without being
> discovered by the CQ WW inspector teams (will they wear black uniforms?)
> And those of us who can really afford it will begin to construct underground
> lairs from where they can complete their plans to dominate the world of
> contesting. Yeah, baby!
> I used to think this was just a hobby. I guess I'm behind the times. Sorry!
> With malice towards none,
> Warren, NF1J/6
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