Mid June sometimes I turn on 6m and find a contest going on, so I pass out a
few points. Then it starts to rain and I stay on and play some on 2m and
70cm. I send a log in and get a certificate. I didn't mean to, but I
accidentally became a 'serious' entrant. Should I be denied a certificate
because I didn't record the whole contest? I probably wouldn't even have
sent in a log except I fired up the logging computer just to have packet,
but that's a whole different thread.
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:cq-contest-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Scott Robbins
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 22:30
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Simple solution to address CQ WW CW problems
> --- K0HB <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Add it to the rules. No recording? No contest entry. No excuses.
> > >
> > > Scott Robbins, W4PA
> > >
> > This qualifies as the runner-up entry for "LVIPCQCRTY" Award. (Least
> > Viable Idea Posted on CQ-Contest Reflector This Year")
> > The winner of the "LVIPCQCRTY" Award is "Let's make everyones log
> > 73, de Hans, K0HB/4ID
> Really? It was such a bad, non-viable idea that the WRTC-2006 in Brazil
> implemented it as a rule requirement.
> If you're serious about trying to win, set up a recording device on your
> computer and record the contest. Simple. Casual entrants -- 95% or more
> the contesting population -- are exempted from having to do so.
> Submit your log and the recording of the contest. If there is a question
> your log by a contest sponsor, the recording can be consulted.
> Most everyone's log is public already, and this has been hailed as a Good
> Thing(tm) for radio contesting. I think public logs are a great idea.
> are tons of them posted on the CQ WW site right now.
> Serious entrants being required to submit a complete recording ought to be
> Scott Robbins, W4PA
> W4PA Contest Blog - http://w4pa.journalspace.com
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