I agree with you that contesting is an ego booster.
Operating proficiency takes a back seat to using excessive power and any aid,
ethical or otherwise, to get the highest score or snag that elusive state or
How would yo modify the rules to permit a level playing field?
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From: Jim Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:14:30 -0000 (UTC)
Subject: Re: Topband: Use of Remote Receivers During 160 Meter Contests
I agree, as long as it also applies to a station that is operated
remotely. If we know about cheaters and are certain of it, why are their
identities not made public?
I strongly disagree with W2GD on one thing though. DX Contesting is an
East Coast Old Boys' Club, and while it makes them happy and boosts
their egos, it is NOT good for contesting in general. There is VERY
little interest in DX contesting west of the Rockies in proportion to
the numbers of hams in each region. It is LONG past time for DX Contest
scoring rules to be changed so that those outside the East Coast are in
73, Jim K9YCI
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