The only problem with this Jim is that some logging programs will not allow you
to log "invalid" stations, even more difficult if you don't have a valid
Tennessee Contest Group
Tennessee QSO Party
Elecraft K2/100 #4455
Elecraft K3/100 #366
--- On Fri, 2/20/09, Jim Reisert AD1C <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Jim Reisert AD1C <email@example.com>
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] ARRL DX: log those USA stations!
> To: "CQ Contest" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Friday, February 20, 2009, 11:29 AM
> This is the year of the ARRL Triple Play Award:
> As such, USA stations might find an increase in calls from
> other USA
> stations, even though only DX counts for points. I suggest
> you log
> them, and move on. Why?
> - contesters are the best operators
> - contesters are among the best electronic QSLers
> - it's easier to "go with the flow" than
> wasting your
> time explaining why you won't log them
> - it's not in the ham spirit to "work"
> someone then not log it.
> Remember, the contest is not just about winning, but
> it's also a public
> relations exercise. The 0-pointer you log in February or
> March may
> become a 2-pointer on a slow Sunday afternoon in November.
> 73 - Jim AD1C
> Jim Reisert AD1C/Ø, <email@example.com>,
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