[CQ-Contest] Do all contest participants need to follow the rules?
john devoldere, ON4UN
john.devoldere at telenet.be
Sat Mar 14 13:56:54 PDT 2009
Self spotting is very unethical and childish as well.
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[mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of James Duffey
Sent: Saturday, March 14, 2009 4:25 PM
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Cc: James Duffey; sawyered at earthlink.net
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Do all contest participants need to follow the rules?
Ed - As part of the comments on the K1TTT spotting report, you wrote
"Self Spotters don't "cheat" unless they enter the contest by
submitting a log."
Does this imply that the only participants in a contest that have to
follow the rules are those who submit logs? It is clear that
submitting a log is the only way rule violators can be sanctioned by
the sponsors, but if those operators not following the rules gives
those that do submit logs an advantage, is it still OK to say that you
need to follow the rules only if you intend to submit a log?
Obviously, this applies to several areas of the rules, not just self
spotting. - Duffey
Cedar Crest NM
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