[CQ-Contest] How blatant can you get?
kzerohb at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 12:40:48 PDT 2011
A technician-class Mom, harried after a busy morning with the kids, decided
one afternoon to go into her spouses quiet hamshack and read a book. The
kids would never look for her in there.
Along came a Radio Kop and charged her with running illegal power. She
responded that the radio wasn't even powered up. "No matter, said the Kop.
You have the equipment available, so you could have used it."
She responded "Then I'm charging you with rape."
"But I never raped you!"
"I know, but you have the equipment available, so......"
Sent: Friday, October 14, 2011 2:44 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] How blatant can you get?
On 10/14/2011 12:06 AM, Ken Widelitz wrote:
A big amp in the shack is not PROOF of violation.
But there is no reason a rule couldn't be drafted to outlaw amps capable
of much more than legal power being present during the contest or even
at any period of time prior to the contest. Proving that a large amp
is/was present is easier than showing that it is being used to produce
Contesting is a game, the rules can be anything the sponsor wants. If
such a rule would make catching cheaters easier, then a sponsor could
Tom - N1MM
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