[CQ-Contest] ARRL DX CW Spots
Mike Gilmer, N2MG
n2mg at eham.net
Sat Apr 12 08:20:59 EDT 2003
> > While the thread is on spots again, here is some data from
> > the ARRL DX contests. On the CW weekend, there were
> > spots made by 24 US calls that were not actively licensed
> > by the FCC. A second posting follows for the SSB test.
> This data is next to meaningless to me. Have you ever gone to DX Summit
> put out a spot through the web interface? It asks you to type your call
> the spotting station. How many people type their own call correctly 100%
> the time, especially in the heat of a contest?
Hell, they cannot even register on eHam with the correct call...
However, IMO, what looks like a great number of "bogus" calls being
associated with just a few DX stations being spotted is more than a little
73 Mike N2MG
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