[CQ-Contest] New log deadline for ARRL contests?

Jimk8mr at aol.com Jimk8mr at aol.com
Wed Jun 5 13:55:09 EDT 2002

In a message dated 6/4/02 11:18:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
Dave_Hoaglin at abtassoc.com writes:

> One change that was new to me is a shorter deadline for submitting logs for
>  ARRL contests --- instead of 30 days after the contest, it would be 15 days
>  after the contest.  (As I recall, Dan said that this would apply to the
>  2002 November Sweepstakes and later contests.  From later information,
>  however, it is not clear to me whether the change has been adopted or is
>  merely under consideration.)  

I find that if I submit a log 29 days after the contest, it is probably 
because I have forgotten about it since about day 3.

It would be nice to have some automated service for which one could sign up, 
that would look at a sample of early arriving logs, and if it detects your 
call as having been on the air but shows no log received from you, would send 
out an e-mail message asking/reminding you to send in your log. This might 
happen 10-15 days after the contest.

Something like this has been done for the sprints, I suspect with some human 

73  -  Jim  K8MR 

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