[CQ-Contest] Eliminate SO Unassisted?
David J. Sourdis
hk1kxa at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 16 17:22:05 EDT 2008
Enforcing the rules should not be necessary. Contesting is a matter of skill and knowledge among other things, but above all, players should have two qualities, that everyday are getting harder to find: honor and honesty.
> Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 13:13:41 -0700
> From: xdavid at cis-broadband.com
> To: w0mu at w0mu.com
> CC: CQ-Contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Eliminate SO Unassisted?
> Enforceability is irrelevant. We already have all kinds of rules that
> are impossible to enforce. It's impossible to detect if a single op is
> getting help with mults from a second ham in the shack. It's impossible
> to detect if someone is running excess power. It's impossible to detect
> if someone is scanning the band to make of list of callsigns and
> frequencies during a mandatory off period. It's impossible to detect if
> someone is checking the DX Summit history after the contest to correct
> their logs for callsign accuracy. I'm sure I could list a few more.
> Rules set boundary conditions for honest players ... rules don't stop
> the cheats.
> Dave AB7E
> Mike Fatchett W0MU wrote:
> > Why create rules that are nearly impossible to enforce or prove?
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