On Jan 21, 2009, at 11:24 AM, Steve London wrote:
> We have discussed, ad nauseum, compressing the log submission
> deadlines in
> some contests. Let's not stray into that topic (again !).
> However, we should consider the other extreme. For CQWW, for
> example, we
> have adequate log submission deadlines - December 1 (SSB) and
> January 15
> (CW). Contest sponsors have traditionally allowed some leniency for
> (and not-so-special) situations. So, when is a deadline a deadline ?
> At what
> point should a log simply be rejected by the contest sponsor due to
> lateness, assuming there is are no special circumstances accounting
> for the
> delay ?
I tend to be fairly lenient. Logs do get lost in both email and snail
mail, usually a couple every year. I'm not there to find excuses to
disqualify people. I just need a person to let me know, a reasonable
excuse, and I'll accept the late log.
There are limits however, and I have found that those who are
habitually late often do not appreciate the favor.
-73 de Mike N3LI -
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