[CQ-Contest] Unsportsmanlike conduct

Barry w2up at mindspring.com
Tue Apr 1 02:57:24 EST 2003

On 1 Apr 2003 Igor Sokolov wrote:

> > I have no problem with free speech, whether it agrees with me or not.
> > I do have a problem with the venue chosen. I think of an amateur
> > radio contest similar to the Olympics. Politics are put aside for the
> > sake of the competition. Isn't contesting meant to be that way as
> > well?
> Barry, since you mentioned Olimpics please recall 1980 Olimpics in Moscow.
> Politics are part of everything since long ago. Olimpics included. I think
> the best behavior is  not to pay attention to such things and just work the
> contest. Discussing this in the contest reflector just amplifies the matter
> which is hardly worth while since that is not really a problem when just one
> station does something stupid.
> Igor, UA9CDC
There is a difference between protesting by not participating, and 
protesting by participating, but not following the spirit of the 
Barry Kutner, W2UP              Internet: w2up at mindspring.com
Newtown, PA                     Frankford Radio Club

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