Its "nice" that you don't want to penalize the other guy by
throwing out the QSO but I agree with George -- you toss
the QSO. It does penalize the other guy--AND RIGHTFULLY SO.
To elaborate on George's answer:
He didn't wait around to get confirmation of a good QSO--so
HE is the one that blew the QSO by tuning away before
it was completed. Your log is clean--you didn't complete
the QSO and it is not in your log. His log is not clean--he
didn't make the complete 2-way QSO and still he kept it in the
log. He should be penalized if he didn't remove the QSO.
And your conscience is clear! ;-)
At 08:20 PM 1/14/2003 -0800, George Fremin III - K5TR wrote:
>On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 08:33:56PM -0600, Mark Beckwith wrote:
> > I work a guy, I know I didn't get it right, I can't get him to come back
> > with a correction. He's gone. The QSO is busted. I know it before I even
> > turn in the log. I can't delete the QSO for obvious reasons - the
> other guy
> > thinks he worked me and I'm in his log.
>This is easy.
>You toss that QSO.
>I would have never logged it during the contest.
>If I ask for a fill and the guy does not come back or
>has already moved on then we have not compleated the QSO.
>George Fremin III - K5TR
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