I didn't mean to imply that we would discard valid
Indiana contacts. So long as at least one of the two
stations was in Indiana and the exchange identifies
the Indiana county, we will score the log. If the
state name or abbreviation is present in the exchange,
that is okay, but (for our purposes), unnecessary.
This should allow anyone who works multiple QSO
Parties to send us (INQP) a mixed log, and we will
score it correctly.
For the record, we encourage everyone to work
everyone, and accept QSOs that may be dupes for you
(it won't be a dupe for the other guy, if he changed
Tim - N9LF
--- Larry Benko <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Why throw away any contacts. I will be in the MARAC
> Contest and in the
> past I have worked many INQP folks. I need RST and
> your county and you
> would need RST and my state. Why care if I also
> sent you my county? It
> is extra information that is not required but that
> should in no way
> negate the contact. Did I miss understand you
> statement. I certainly
> would hope that all the INQP/NEQP/7QP/ MARAC
> contests could count
> contacts from the other contests. I do realize that
> sometimes A contact
> may be a dupe for one end of a contact and not the
> other based on which
> contests are being worked. The NEQP and 7QP folks
> are aware of this and
> have asked their people to work the MARAC folks even
> though the contact
> is a dupe for them.
> Larry, W0QE
> Tim Gardner wrote:
> >Jim, et al:
> >>Note that the contest sponsors (log checkers)
> >>throw out the
> >>QSOs automatically that don't qualify. I don't
> >>if they will be
> >>equipped to do so.
> >For what it is worth, the Indiana QSO Party (INQP)
> >checking will handle this situation. Any QSOs in
> >log that do not have the proper INQP exchange are
> >ignored by the software.
> >The original questioner spoke of only the 7QP and
> >NEQP, but the INQP and Marac contests will also be
> >the air (with various overlapping times) May 6-7.
> >Please work us all!
> >Tim - N9LF (INQP log checker)
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