[CQ-Contest] Eliminate SO Unassisted?
phriendly1 at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 17 07:34:09 EDT 2008
I respectfully disagree... There is by far more honor
and honesty in contesting than there is cheating.
Cheats have a higher profile and "sell more papers".
We should give more attention to the folks who go the
extra mile in making contesting enjoyable and more
accessible to non-contesters IMHO.
--- "David J. Sourdis" <hk1kxa at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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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