[CQ-Contest] Nasty Cheerleading in favor of R36F

Martin Monsalvo, LU5DX lu5dx at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 11 10:22:50 PDT 2010

Howdy Hans.
That's correct. 21 more spots respect to the second most spotted station. That's 
21%. And that 21 % was produced only by Willy UA9BA and Igor UA9CDC.
No wonder, since Willy publicly indicated that he was going to over spot the UA 
team over the others, no only that,  he encouraged other rusian stations to 
favor the UA team.
I listened throughout the contest using an SDR receiver located in The 
Netherlands and everytime R36F was spotted a big pile up of UA stations would 
start to call, those pile ups lasted for at least 10 mins even in bands where no 
other R3 stations where operating due to poor propagation.

Being each team so close to each other, this 21 extra spots produced at least a 
couple of hundred of QSOs with only UA stations that already were aware of the 

To me R36F should not receive the credit of the possition they will end up after 
the log checking. I already know that will not be the case though. Too bad this 
is happening. Too sad indeed

Martin, LU5DX

PS: With competition being so stiff, something that will produce even a few 
bunch of Qs in favor of just one team respect to the others deserves to be 
considered as an unfair method to prevail in a competition. Specially, 
 considering all this procedure was made public before the contest. 


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