[CQ-Contest] NAQP CW Op Name - Je suis Charlie

Radio K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 17:36:37 EST 2015

The man chose the contest to express his solidarity with the people of France after the terrible loss of life last month.  It isn't about politics or "civil", it's about our common humanity and abhorrence of senseless violence and sacrifice of human life.

Your snarly remarks are loutish and ill mannered.


On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Yuri <ve3dz at rigexpert.net> wrote:

> I am just trying to understand your logic (as well as the whole point of 
> sending "JESUISCHARLIE" instead of the _NAME_ as required by rules).
> Let say I speak Ukrainian or Russian and I would send my name as "моё имя 
> Юрий ON" - would you assume and what would you LOG?
> Can't even imagine what would have happened if we would have a Chinese 
> speaking operator in the above example.
> Thanks.
> Yuri  VE3DZ
> P.S. I believe there are plenty of places where you may express your 
> political and civil position besides HAM Radio.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tim Shoppa" <tshoppa at gmail.com>
> To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Sent: 12 January, 2015 14:19
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] NAQP CW Op Name - Je suis Charlie
>> If someone had sent in a NAQP exchange, "NAME IS TIM QTH IS MD" I would 
>> put
>> TIM and MD in my logger and they would show up in the Cabrillo. I would 
>> not
>> put NAMEISTIM in the Cabrillo.
>> If someone sends me "JE SUIS CHARLIE LA " I'm assuming he's speaking 
>> French
>> (a perfectly cromulent language in several important parts of North
>> America) and put CHARLIE LA in the logger.
>> Let's hope Rumplestiltskin doesn't come back!
>> Tim N3QE
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