[CQ-Contest] 1998 SS CW - Are they all Multi's?

kh6nd at lava.net kh6nd at lava.net
Wed Nov 11 13:41:57 EST 1998

Thank you, Zack.

Although I had hoped that Hank would have considered this simple fact before he
posted his original message.

I still have had no response to the private message I sent him either.



Zack Widup wrote:

> On Wed, 11 Nov 1998 kh6nd at lava.net wrote:
> >
> > Okay, Hank.......you're the self professed packet expert.
> >
> > Why don't you explain to me and the rest of this group how my call could
> > have landed on your hit list, when I never sent, received, solicited, or
> > looked at any packet spots during the entire 98 CW SS.
> >
> > Some of us still like to do it the old fashioned way.
> >
> > Mike
> > KH6ND
> >
> Maybe there's someone who either didn't like you, or, misinformed, sent a
> spot for you.
> All one needs to do is type "DX/KH6ND 14000.0 need NNY" and a spot will
> go out with the KH6ND callsign on it instead of the sending station's call.
> I guess this was originally set up as a courtesy thing.  You hear W1XYZ
> work a DX station; since he found him first, you can spot the DX with
> W1XYZ's call as the first "spotter" of the DX.  But it lends itself to
> abuse as someone uses someone else's call to insinuate that person is
> connected to packet, etc.  Just goes to show you can't even prove
> anything about packetcluster by examining the calls of the stations
> soliciting QSO's.  They MAY be fake.
> 73, Zack W9SZ

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