on7ss.oo9o at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 08:59:17 EST 2015
Yes, can we please move on.
73 Marc, ON7SS - OO9O
SIG CONTEST MANAGER
ON7SS - OO9O
UBA HF Contest Manager
Op 8-12-2015 om 13:03 schreef Tonno Vahk:
> There we are. Another witch hunt launched and people calling someone cheater
> or unethical for no reason whatsoever.
> There is absolutely nothing unethical about doing a contest and then
> deciding based on the actual result and competition which category to submit
> the result to as long as the rules are followed.
> That is fully expected from a normal and rational participant given the
> motivation is to make new records and/or gain high places. Absolutely
> nowhere is it required to decide category before the end of the contest and
> absolutely nowhere is it required to use ALL the means allowed in the rules
> to maximize the score (maximum number of ops, transmitters, assistance,
> ZD8W guys were running MM with 3 ops and 3 rigs! How unethical is that!?
> Could someone please DQ this bunch of crooks!? Maybe they decided their
> category after the contest and now made new ZD8 MM record?? Horrible!
> CR3L seeing that they are competitive in MM having severely limited
> themselves during the contest should by all means submit as MM and should be
> praised for doing so well. Requiring anyone to submit to a category that
> gives worse ranking position or gives up a chance to make a new record is
> simply silly and against the very basic logic of the contest.
> And yes, submitted categories are public. If someone is paranoid and fears
> another competitor entering his category he is free to submit to 3830 after
> deadline and send in his log at the last moment. No one is in worse position
> than anyone else.
> Everybody in this contest competes potentially with EVERYONE who follows the
> rules of his category. Period.
> Can we move on now?
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