[CQ-Contest] Throwing the Baby Out With the Bathwater

Mike Fatchett W0MU w0mu at w0mu.com
Wed Mar 16 15:56:04 PDT 2011

By making it harder for people to participate....participation will be 
low...........which is never a good thing.

On 3/16/2011 10:21 AM, Paul O'Kane wrote:
> On 16/03/2011 12:45, Pete Smith wrote:
>> I'm afraid that the Russian DX Contest organizers are doing something
>> else, Hans. Instead of focusing too heavily on "top contesters", they
>> seem obsessed with trying to prevent all cheating in their contest,
> It seems to me that trying to prevent cheating in
> contests is a reasonable thing for contest organisers
> to do.
>> They seemingly think that by rule-making they
>> can achieve cheater-proofing, a dubious concept all in itself.
> It looks like they are simply making it harder for
> cheaters to get away with cheating.  What is dubious
> about that concept?   IMHO inadequate or unenforced
> rules are a charter for cheaters.
> 73,
> Paul EI5DI
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