[CQ-Contest] Bad practices identified

Bob, N5RP n5rp at pdq.net
Fri Jul 21 13:07:58 EDT 2000

At 09:46 7/21/00,
>Scott Ellington wrote:>
>Back to the first subject...  if ANYONE CQs more than about 4
>times with no results, I would suggest anyone can come along
>and challenge him to the frequency.

>  Ed Sleight wrote:
>Well, in the example given, both practices are specifically illegal and
>one is a dangerous practice. FCC rules, to my knowledge, are not
>suspended during contests. Just because you want it doesn't mean you can
>take it by force.
Force is good. It's part of the contest.
Force as a variable function of power. antenna, propagation.
And as far trying to take a frequency where unanswered CQ's are being 
radiated, I don't see that you are interfering with any communications 
that is taking place.
I don't ever recall seeing lane stripes on a racetrack.
Cars, Horses, or Front Row Monkeys.

Bob Perring
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