[CQ-Contest] Self spotting rationale

Thu Jul 30 15:19:19 PDT 2009

> 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.

wrongo buckero!  The original spotting network was built by contesters, for
contesters and often was disconnected between contests in the beginning.  I
was the one in the YCCC network that pushed to keep it connected during the
week so contesters could check out their hardware/software before a contest
instead of just on Friday night... then it was found by dx'ers.

David Robbins K1TTT
e-mail: mailto:k1ttt at arrl.net
web: http://www.k1ttt.net
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net

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