[CQ-Contest] Re: copying weak signals was: K4OJ's problem
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Wed Dec 19 05:00:10 EST 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Wetjen" <wd4ahz at gte.net>
To: <K0LUZ at topsusa.com>
Cc: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 20:28
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Re: copying weak signals was: K4OJ's problem
> K0LUZ wrote:
> > Considering the penalties for bad qso's, you would think it
> > would be important to be accurate instead of just fast. Cut serial
> > numbers create more doubt than the real thing!
> Ahhh ... but there's the problem.
> A guy sends AEET
> His log says he sent 1550 (but he "really" sent AEET!)
I copied this as 19 where does he get thinking that he has 1550.
> Now, if you actually log what was sent ... AEET ... that would be wrong.
> (Why? That's what the guy sent, wasn't it?)
> Now, instead, one has to "guess" that AEET is supposed to mean 1550 ...
> if you guess wrong, you still get dinged. (Remember, the other guys log
> shows he sent 1550, but he really sent AEET!)
> I think, we should log cut numbers AS SENT ... and what we receive and
> log (as an obvious cut number) does not match the 1550 his log says he
> sent, the guy sending the cut number should lose the QSO. After all,
> HIS log says he sent 1550 ... my log says he sent AEET ... why is mine
> That'll stop the practice in a hurry.
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