[CQ-Contest] Rule Enforcement - why not power cheating?
Pete Smith N4ZR
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Sun Feb 26 16:46:49 EST 2017
Vince, if someone showed up at your door, identified himself, and showed
you a letter from the contest committee asking him to visit you during
the contest, would you really refuse him entry?
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 2/26/2017 12:45 PM, DXer wrote:
> I know I'm over reacting/exaggerating, and that the contest rules can
> always make this idea 'legal', but is it really a good idea?
> My understanding is that law enforcement agents will always have a
> warrant, and that normally they won't 'pounce' before sunset and after
> sundown. Will these 'few respected and well-trusted observes'
> (everyone else is a crook, it seems) respect/follow any criteria on
> approach? What about Florida's 'stand your ground' law?
> All for the sake of discussion, of course, but let's not forget this
> is a hobby. There must be other ways to clean up contests, rather than
> creating the ham version of bounty hunters.
> 73 de Vince, VA3VF
> On 2017-02-26 11:17 AM, Pete Smith N4ZR wrote:
>> I'm not talking about CQ's ill-fated notion of having on-site monitors -
>> just that the contest committees could deputize a few respected and
>> well-trusted observers to drop in on suspected violators during contests
>> to verify that they are at least approximately complying with the
>> rules. Certainly anyoneusing KW amps as drivers, as recently reported,
>> would be easy to catch this way.
>> 73, Pete N4ZR
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