[UK-CONTEST] Deliberately Corrupting call signs.

Bob Henderson bob at 5b4agn.net
Sun Apr 4 10:39:25 PDT 2010


I think naming and shaming would be appropriate.  Appalling behaviour.

Bob, 5B4AGN

On 4 April 2010 16:52, Gordon Brown <gordonbrowns at btinternet.com> wrote:

> During the recent SP DX Contest I noticed a station located in the UK
> deliberately using the wrong call sign to elicit a reply and once he had it
> he then reverted to his correct call sign.  Surely that is unsporting?
> Surely it would be wrong for me to use 3M4V and then correct it after
> contact has been made to my correct call sign G3MZV.  What some people will
> get up to in order to win makes me so cross I feel like giving up amateur
> radio and spending my spare time playing lawn bowls where we can expect some
> doubtful practises.
> Gordon 3M4V  (sorry G3MZV)
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