[CQ-Contest] Was: All Asian DX and self-spotting - Now non-Asia LP

Barry w2up at comcast.net
Wed Jun 19 11:02:55 EDT 2013

Tnx for that email address.  I sent a short email to them requesting 
that a LP category be added for non-Asia stations.  Others who support 
this, please do the same.
Barry W2UP

On 6/19/2013 07:35, rin JG1VGX wrote:
> Hi Yannick,
> I'm nothing to do with JARL, but our national society is somewhat
> mediocre in all those respects.
> I don't think they intend to be "open" about self-spotting and other
> unsportsman-like conducts, but they simply don't know what the problem
> is and how to deal with them in the rules.
> I suggest you to post your opinion directly to JARL contest committee
> (mail: contest at  jarl.or.jp) in plain English.
> I'm sure they would be more than happy to receive those opinions and
> will take them seriously.
> 73 rin JG1VGX
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 9:52 PM, XV4Y <xv4y at nature-mekong.com> wrote:
>> Dear fellow contesters,
>> Yesterday I was using the DX Cluster (DXWatch website) to do some statistics and check the best time for propagation.
>> I found that some participants have been self-spotting.
>> I had a look in the rules (http://www.jarl.or.jp/English/4_Library/A-4-3_Contests/2013AA_rule.htm) and it seems there are no expressed rules against self-spotting...
>> Does someone know the exact position of the JARL contest committee on this topic ?
>> I thought self-spotting was not considered as a sign of good manner and was banned from all contests.
>> I am surprised JARL seems "open" to this...
>> 73,
>> Yan.
>> ---
>> Yannick DEVOS - XV4Y
>> http://xv4y.radioclub.asia/
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