[CQ-Contest] ETHICS

Glenn Wyant va3dx at sympatico.ca
Wed Apr 1 11:25:56 PDT 2009

That  " might  " have been me , I was on 14196.8

After a dozen or so W's had called me and I had wasted time
telling them their error,  I got tired of that and just make a quick qso.

Not my fault they strayed to low.....

Glenn VA3DX

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug Renwick" <ve5ra at sasktel.net>
To: "'W0MU Mike Fatchett'" <w0mu at w0mu.com>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 1:06 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] ETHICS

> Mike,
> I get the same feeling that integrity is gone.  Let me share an example
> from the last WPX test, although minor, shows a disturbing mindset.  A
> very well known VE contester was running on 20m well outside the US
> band.  A US station called him outside his band and the VE station gave
> him an exchange and continued.  I would have told the W station that he
> was out of the band and that I can not work you here.  I also doubt it
> very much that the VE contester didn't know what frequency he was on.
> IMO I get the feeling that many, many rules are broken during any
> contest ... it seems now to be a way of life.  As Mike says 'win at any
> cost'.
> Doug  
> I'll run the race and I will never be the same again. 
> -----Original Message-----
> Integrity in the sport seems to be waning with an emphasis on winning at
> any cost.
> Mike
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