[CQ-Contest] Technology against cheating?

Zack Widup w9sz.zack at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 07:54:08 PDT 2011

There used to be a thing called "rule of law." Some places and some
countries still have it. It was pointed out to me that in the recent
disaster in Japan, there was virtually NO looting. Would that happen
in a similar situation in the USA?

I don't know why the rule of law went out the window, but it seems in
society at large it's gone. Ham radio is just a small example of the

73, Zack W9SZ

On 3/19/11, somata90924 at mypacks.net <somata90924 at mypacks.net> wrote:
> if people would be HONEST WE WOULD not have to be bothered by all
> this,,skimmers,,internet, cheaters, SPOTS,,,,,bahhhhhh humbug.  Guess we
> have lost that as a society, ever watch how many people never STOP at a STOP
> joe w6vnr/zf2ah
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: burbidge terence <terryburbidge at blueyonder.co.uk>
>>Sent: Mar 18, 2011 7:21 AM
>>To: cq-contest at contesting.com
>>Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Technology against cheating?
>><<I would describe recordings, whether of a whole
>>band or from individual stations, as technology
>>which inherently inhibits cheating, in contrast
>>to some other technologies which facilitate
>>Great idea. Perhaps we could employ a firm of forensic experts to replay
>> and
>>report on the recordings? Even simpler, let's set up a 'Star Chamber' of
>>distinguished contesters to investigate. Not just cheating but also
>>behaviour. For example, start/stop the clock when an SO2R/VFO leaves his
>> run
>>frequency to make Q elsewhere and someone like me jumps in and steals it.
>>Maybe take the Star Chamber findings to the International Court, complete
>>with the 'usual suspects' who could then be interrogated and eventually
>>tried for their offences.
>>For goodness sake!
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