[CQ-Contest] How blatant can you get?

VR2BrettGraham vr2bg at harts.org.hk
Sat Oct 15 18:43:54 PDT 2011

W5OV declared:

> I think that we have heard enough of these unsubstantiated claims that
> "those enforcing the rules continue to look the other way".

We have, have we?

> Who is looking the other way and who is cheating? Please present the
> evidence that proves that these claims are true.



> Please present the *proof* that "those enforcing the rules have looked the
> other way" despite this proof

<snip end of sentence, as this is blatant, there-for-whole-world-to-see 
log massaging - not a few dB of power that the EUs keep whinging about & 
can't be realistically enforced in practice anyway>

Director of said contest informed directly by email, before log 
submission deadline.

Yet score can be found here:


Conclusion: Nothing was done.  Log massaging is acceptable in CQ WW.

What's worse, it sent a clear message to the people in my country that 
they can get away with it.

AR (didahdidahdit) - ex-VR2BG/p.

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