[VHFcontesting] FW: Using non-amateur means for skeds duringcontests
k7cw at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 26 22:47:34 EST 2008
Phone calls and other private means used before the
contest would also not be public. In this respect,
what difference does it make whether the sked is made
before or during the contest? There is nothing
sinister about this. A sked made during the contest
would be no more hidden from others than a sked made a
--- Thomas Wright <kt4hn at carolina.rr.com> wrote:
> I support a change in the rule to allow
> communication during the contest in
> public forums. Packet & Ping Jockey & similar would
> be OK. Email & phone
> calls & other private means would be prohibited.
> This way the skeds would be
> public & others could come to the freq & join in.
> You could still set up
> skeds before the contest by any means.
> Tom N4HN EM95
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vhfcontesting-bounces at contesting.com
> [mailto:vhfcontesting-bounces at contesting.com] On
> Behalf Of Paul Kiesel
> Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 1:29 PM
> To: Dan Evans; jcplatt1 at mmm.com; VHF Contesting
> eMail Remailer
> Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] using non-amateur means
> for skeds
> Why not eliminate all potential for cheating by
> changing the rule to allow non-amateur means for
> in VHF contests? People at the contest branch have
> better things to do than monitor Ping Jockey to
> Joe Blow. Besides, what's the difference between
> the telephone before the contest and using the
> telephone during the contest to arrange a sked if
> object is to complete a QSO via radio? None.
> --- Dan Evans <dan.evans at insightbb.com> wrote:
> > Seems to me it would be a pretty simple thing for
> > someone at the contest
> > branch to record ping jockey, or other dx lists,
> > the weekend. And
> > then cross check against submitted contest logs to
> > look for rules
> > violations.
> > Violation = check log
> > Probably just an announcement this is going to
> > happen would be enough to
> > stop the bulk of it.
> > 73
> > Dan
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