[CQ-Contest] Fwd: Bob Cox, K3EST, Retires as CQWW Contest Director
w5ov at w5ov.com
w5ov at w5ov.com
Fri Sep 7 11:41:38 EDT 2012
Before K3EST resigned, he reported to the CQWW committee that the
"missing" scores were inadvertently left out of the results, but both of
them were to be listed as Checklogs.
There is nothing else to report at this time.
As there are any developments, they'll be posted here.
CQWW Contest Committee
> Hi Martin,
> well of course we have to say tnx Bob for being with all of us for so
> Unfortunately Bob left without a trace. It seems Doug KR2Q has left too!
> I heard rumours about other CC members but am yet to receive any cfm!
> And when asking another CC member, we get no answer - simply silence.
> The present situation with CQ WW is somewhat strange.
> In recent years the CC has been encouraging competitors to support fair
> play, trying to improve the rules to prevent cheating etc etc
> Today, we see results with some TOP scores missing. articles appearing in
> CQ magazine differ from those published CQ web page..radio silence from
> CC when questioned about the above.we hear rumours that some CC members
> left and now finally we receive confirmation that Bob have moved on too.
> I can only assume that something must be wrong. I am not looking for
> someone to blame. Simply asking to be informed of developments. Even if
> somebody screwed up..it's ok..nobody's perfect, but this radio silence
> suggests there are secrets and special forces.....
> 73s Braco
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Martin , LU5DX" <lu5dx at lucg.com.ar>
> To: "CQ-Contest" <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 1:40 PM
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Fwd: Bob Cox, K3EST, Retires as CQWW Contest
>> "...special forces..." Wow.
>> Are you talking about a new cold war chapter here...or, maybe about
>> that have "specially aligned" for this to happen?
>> Have you read CQ News Room blog post. It says something about Bob being
>> tired after 35 years of work. Nothing about special forces.
>> Braco, did you say something about other members leaving the committee?
>> We demand too much from contest organizers, but we seem to be helping
>> little here.
>> Big Thanks to Bob, K3EST for leading the herd over the past thirty
>> five years.
>> I don't really imagine who would have the guts to take over his duties
>> CQ WW contest director.
>> Vy 73.
>> Martin, LU5DX
>> On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Vladimir Umanets <ua9ba at mail.ru> wrote:
>>> The question is why he left so suddenly?
>>> E77DX /OE1EMS
>>> It is one of the questions Braco. One other question I have about Bob's
>>> retirement is why not one single CQWW CC member says something about
>>> It looks more like a special forces operation rather than a normal
>>> directors of the biggest amateur radio contests in the world. Why? Is
>>> that bad in our hobby? Why Randy called it "the end of era"? What era
>>> Randy are
>>> you talking about? Does that mean the new director will implement
>>> policy and approaches? I like the way CQWW has been developing into
>>> it is now.
>>> I hope it will continue developing like before.
>>> As to me Bob has deserved a Big thank you from us all contesters to say
>>> the least.
>>> May be at some critical points Bob didn't act accordingly, but we all
>>> even the Kings. TNX Bob for all your efforts you've put into making
>>> what it is now!
>>> 73's & GL, Willy UA9BA
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