[CQ-Contest] The Meaning of Assisted
k2qmf at juno.com
k2qmf at juno.com
Sat Sep 18 13:57:42 PDT 2010
And I quote:
"Why can't we all just get along and be friends and have some fun"??
Life is much too short for all this BS...
If you were operating S/O Unassisted and a buddy called you
on the land line to ask how you were doing in the contest.
Before hanging up he mentioned that a new multiplier just came
up on 21045 would you go take a listen and maybe even work it!
If so, will you change your log to S/O assisted???
Inquiring minds want to know...
On Fri, 17 Sep 2010 14:44:03 -0600 Barry <w2up at comcast.net> writes:
> Never. Same argument, different year.
> Barry W2UP
> On 9/17/2010 2:24 PM, Warren C. Stankiewicz wrote:
> > When does this all stop?
> > Before long, we'll have people crying that those who have
> pacemakers are
> > receiving "assistance", not to mention people who use bronchial
> > (more breath for phone operating, after all). If your significant
> > brings you coffee and a sandwich, and rubs your shoulders, should
> > count? After all, it's going to affect your score.
> > While I may admire this puritanical streak many in the hobby has
> > over recent years, I still feel this energy is misplaced. We still
> would all
> > be much better served by finding more ways to get more people to
> operate in
> > contests than debating how many assistants can dance on the head
> of a pin.
> > With malice towards none,
> > Warren, NF1J/6
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> Barry Kutner, W2UP Lakewood, CO
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