[CQ-Contest] disruptive event in 1977 (was: call sign history)

Jim Preston jpreston1 at cox.net
Tue Jan 10 17:32:45 EST 2017

According to one website, $100 in 1977 was worth $406.40 in 2016. Still 
not worth it to risk a job and possible jail time.



Jim N6VH

On 1/10/2017 4:07 AM, kr2q at optimum.net wrote:
> Speaking as a private citizen....
> RE:  http://lists.contesting.com/pipermail/cq-contest/2017-January/116177.html
> I will never understand why folks risk their career for small dollar amounts.  While $100 was a
> lot more in 1977 than now (maybe not?), still, it is a paltry sum compared to one's career.  WHY?
> No doubt, there must have been a whistle-blower.
> -------
> RE: K1AR's post:  http://lists.contesting.com/pipermail/cq-contest/2017-January/116140.html
> Equally, why do guys cheat during a contest?  For what?  These are not a life-altering events.
> I just can't help but think back to the recent log-padding that caused a multi-year, retro DQ and
> a multi-year ban.  WHY?  Was it worth it?
> de Doug KR2Q
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