[CQ-Contest] What is correct number ?
jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
Tue Feb 19 14:31:20 EST 2002
N6TR assures me that the *sender* will NOT lose credit for the QSO in this
> Remember, if someone logs your power incorrectly, YOU could lose
> credit for the QSO as well as the other station. You don't want
> this to happen.
> The only way this can happen is if the callsign is busted beyond
> recognition. The exchange doesn't enter into it at all.
I apologize for spreading mis-information, and for assuming I knew what the log
checking software does (I obviously don't).
73 - Jim AD1C
--- A few days ago I wrote:
> --- "Vladimir A. Gordienko" <gord at kron.donetsk.ua> wrote:
> > I'd like to clear up a question regarding correct number
> > in case of 1kW power. I mean, what is correct: 599 1000
> > or 599 1KW or 599 KW or 599 1K or 599 K or all of them?
> You can send whatever you like. I suggest do NOT use anything that ends in
> You will get a lot of repeats by people asking what your power is because "K"
> usually means "end of transmission". 1K might be logged as 1, K could sound
> like no power was sent at all. Remember, if someone logs your power
> incorrectly, YOU could lose credit for the QSO as well as the other station.
> You don't want this to happen.
Jim Reisert AD1C, 7 Charlemont Court, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
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