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

donovanf at starpower.net donovanf at starpower.net
Wed Jan 11 00:21:58 EST 2017

Hi Pat, 

Scott paid a very steep price for his extremely bad judgement. 
I hope he's learned his lesson. I understand he was released 
last year after at least five years in prison for serious crimes 
that financed his contesting hobby. 


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From: "pat" <n8vw at linuxcolumbus.com> 
To: cq-contest at contesting.com 
Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:10:23 PM 
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] disruptive event in 1977 (was: call sign history) 

Offlist. Lookup the story of k8dx Scott Detloff and you might understand. 

On January 10, 2017 7:07:30 AM EST, kr2q at optimum.net wrote: 
>Speaking as a private citizen.... 
>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: 
>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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