[CQ-Contest] Cut [Serial] Numbers

Barry Kutner w2up at mindspring.com
Wed Jun 2 19:49:03 EDT 1999

On  2 Jun 99, Tom Osborne <w7why at harborside.com> wrote:

> Why doesn't everybody just enter what they receive.  That is what
> I do.  If I receive TAEA, that is what I put in the number
> field.  If the contest sponsors don't like that, let them deal
> with it.  73
> Tom W7WHY

Cuz you'll lose credit for the QSO, then you won't like it!

Writing a letter where a number should go never crosed my mind until I 
was the log checker for the NY State QSO Party for a few years in the 
70s, when I saw guys writing (yes, back in the days of "writing") 5NN 
in the report field. 
73 Barry
Barry Kutner, W2UP                            Internet: w2up at mindspring.com
Newtown, PA                                   Frankford Radio Club


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