[CQ-Contest] Self spotting rationale
miroslav.sibilja at amis.net
Thu Jul 30 09:30:09 PDT 2009
Contrary, clusters were established by contesters and hijacked by DXers,
as far as I recall.
73 Mirko, S57AD
Michael Coslo pravi:
> On Jul 30, 2009, at 1:48 AM, Zoli Pitman HA1AG wrote:
>> Andrew wrote:
>>> useful would the spotting network be during a contest if everyone
>>> repeatedly spotted themselves non-stop for 48hrs? It would be
>>> chaos and
>>> the cluster would probably fall over within minutes!
>> this sounds like a good idea to me... even better if this code
>> randomized calls and frequencies.. :-)
> Yikes! You've just described a small denial of service attack. It's
> also the equivalent of jamming. Really bad idea, even to joke about.
> In addition, the DX clusters are there for DX'ers. That they get
> hijacked by contesters is one thing, but when we talk about posting
> bogus info, or to bring them down, that's not a good thing.
> -73 de Mike N3LI -
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