[CQ-Contest] CQ WW CW 2014 TO7A.
Randy Thompson K5ZD
k5zd at charter.net
Sat May 9 14:03:57 EDT 2015
While this conversation is not about me, this example is interesting. You
can view the log and listen to the recording at
In this case, the second radio was on 20 meters which was virtually empty
except for signals from South America. Using the FT1000D with wide filters,
they were easy to find. No point and click at all.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CQ-Contest [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of
> Steve IK4WMH
> Sent: Friday, May 08, 2015 4:42 PM
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] CQ WW CW 2014 TO7A.
> Hello Richard,
> Friday, May 8, 2015, 4:27:52 PM, you wrote:
> RFDN> I have difficulty making a 30 KHz swing in two minutes on CW - and
> RFDN> hitting multipliers as the only QSOs.
> Take a look at the following small part of an old log from which I
> stripped the non relevant informations to keep it small:
> CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
> CATEGORY-ASSISTED: NON-ASSISTED
> QSO: 14043 0125 CE3G
> QSO: 14033 0126 LT5X
> QSO: 7028 0126 K8PO
> QSO: 7028 0126 K2EP
> QSO: 7028 0127 K1HT
> QSO: 7028 0127 K5LH
> QSO: 7028 0128 IK3VUU
> QSO: 7028 0128 G3IAF
> QSO: 7028 0129 IZ1GJK
> QSO: 14047 0129 ZP0R
> QSO: 14073 0130 LU9HP
> QSO: 7028 0131 IK0TUM
> QSO: 7028 0132 S57CW
> QSO: 7028 0133 UR0IQ
> QSO: 14009 0134 LU1XS
> Here the 2nd radio moves up and down the 20m band with apparently no
> pattern as if the operator was just pointing-and-clicking.
> At least a couple of the 20m QSOs shown above were new multipliers
> including ZP0R which was worked on 14047 while the next QSO was logged
> just one minute later 26 KHz above.
> According to what you wrote it must be difficult to be able to work 2
> stations so spread out one from the other in just 1 minute.
> Is it enough to say that the operator cheated?
> Of course no, I bet there are a lot of contesters who operate without
> assistance and submit logs that have a similar pattern.
> I don't know if Dimitri cheated or not, maybe there are other undisclosed
> informations that led to TO7A being DQ.
> What I am saying is the evidences that can lead to DQ for "Unclaimed
> Assistance" should be much more solid than the ones discussed here so
> Oh, by the way, the log from which the above QSOs are taken comes from
> the CQ WW CW 2009 and belongs to Randy K5ZD.
> Steve IK4WMH
> CQ-Contest mailing list
> CQ-Contest at contesting.com
More information about the CQ-Contest