[VHFcontesting] answer for jim and the other question about proof
mail at jimforsyth.com
Wed May 27 21:39:50 PDT 2009
I think we made a breakthrough. Yes it's pack roving not grid circling. Now
you can complain about what they are actually doing instead of something
they are not doing.
> I will say it again, Wayne’s group is known for their grid circling I
> acknowledge that they may not circle the same points of dirt anymore. Now
> that it has been modified, they would have to be idiots to grid circle
> because they would hit 100 qsos 4 times quicker than they would hit 100
> multipliers with an partner station. The bulk of the unethical practice
> of grid circling remains the same and no matter how you pick at the
> definition this remains truly controversial. They are much closer to
> pack rovers who only work themselves and some home stations like yours
> Jim. If the ARRL writes back I will clarify that for you.
> So in stead of robbing us blind they are just robbing us, the ethical
> issue of working themselves as a team for a vast majority of their qsos
> and all of their multipliers remains the same.
> Someone asked about the proof
> I put out comparisons of the log entry summaries last fall and winter
> showing how the limited rovers had nearly identical number of qsos and the
> same number multipliers. What is the chance of this happening in a group
> traveling together if they are not just working themselves for most if not
> vitrtually all of their contacts. There is still a shadow of a doubt
> this could of happened by chance, but it only can be cleared up by posting
> the logs that we as ARRL members own. They also boast of their behavior
> on their webpage.
> This pushback on the ethics issue is like my kid pushing back when I scold
> him for calling someone a horse’s butt and he responds that he technically
> used no dirty words for a 1st grader.
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