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

Art R8TX rx99tx at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 19:07:37 PDT 2011

 I   can   not  undrstand  how  on  earth  the  new  rules  "make  the
 participation harder" for W7DNA or K0HB or you?


 Mike Fatchett W0MU wrote:

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

MFW> 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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