[CQ-Contest] Unauthorized Posts on DX Cluster are NOT KY1V

Robert Chudek - K0RC k0rc at citlink.net
Mon Apr 25 14:17:36 PDT 2011

I can only imagine a registration/user/password implementation will not 
be forthcoming any time soon.

It's not that it can't be done, the crux of it is really "who's going to 
administer it?"

Take LoTW, for example... And all the bellyaching that goes along with 
that security system.

73 de Bob - KØRC in MN

On 4/25/2011 6:52 AM, Chuck Chandler wrote:
> I agree completely.  The whole issue of bad spots (for whatever reasons...
> cheerleading, bragging, begging, or the gamut of malicious intent) degrades
> what should be a prime resource for DX'ers and contesters.
> Is there an alternative?  Is there some software that a DX/contest club
> could fire up to create their own local secure cluster, with provisions to
> only link to other, also-secure clusters?
> I haven't heard of any.  Perhaps all we are waiting for is an alternative
> choice?  I know nothing of how hard a job that would be, but somebody
> somewhere must be itching for a project that will truly make a difference to
> our community.
> 73 de Chuck, WS1L
> On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Luc PY8AZT<py8azt at dxbrasil.net>  wrote:
>> Clap, clap, clarp.
>> It´s time to make our network secure, DXCluster included!
>> Or more and more abuses will come alive making the DXCluster less and
>> less useful.
>> 73, Luc
>> __
>> PW7T Team member
>> WRTC.2010 Brazilian Team Leader
>> PY8AZT (also PT7AG, PX8C, ZZ8Z, ZY7C)
>> LABRE, ARRL, CWJF&  Fortaleza DX Group Member
>> 2011/4/24 David Kopacz<david.kopacz at aspwebhosting.com>:
>>> I have received a number of recent emails regarding comments made via
>>> the DX Cluster using my call sign KY1V.
>>> I would like to "clear the air" regarding these posts on the cluster.
>>> =================================================
>>> =================================================
>>> I DO NOT post comments on the DX Cluster about people. In fact, I have
>>> rarely posted to the DX Cluster. I don't even post during contests. I
>>> almost exclusively use the cluster to receive spots while contesting.
>> snip
>>> Until such time as the Amateur Radio community decides that they will no
>>> longer tolerate such abuse and refuse to participate in using an
>>> unsecured system that allows such blatant abuses to continue, the
>>> problem will likely continue endlessly.
>>> It doesn't have to be this way. Isn't it time for a change?
>>> I hope to get back into radio soon, until then, happy DX'ing and
>>> contesting.
>>> 73,
>>> David ~ KY1V
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