[CQ-Contest] Too Much 'Assistance'?

Maarten van Rossum pd2r.maarten at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 13:45:34 EST 2014

Let's ban all manual spots in contests! Screw the phone guys, they should
all do without the cluster or just learn code!

I'm sure this is not what you meant. You probably meant let's ban all
manual spots in CW contests.

Their is also the option of not working the guy who spotted you before the
QSO was correctly in the log. One of the advantages of phone is that you
can tell the guy why he's not in your log in a couple of seconds and move
on to the next caller without loosing momentum. In CW that's a different

73, Maarten PD2R

Op donderdag 20 februari 2014 heeft Tony Brock-Fisher <barockteer at aol.com>
het volgende geschreven:

> More specifically, Pete, it informs the owner of the pileup of the
> spotting stations call and frequency, IN REAL TIME. Some will agree it
> clearly violates the spirit and intent of the rules if not the letter;
> others will argue it's the same as what has been permitted and condoned for
> years. That's the debate. What's changed is that now it works fast enough
> to be used to correct busted calls or solicit contacts in a contest tempo.
> -Tony, K1KP
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73, Maarten PD2R

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