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

Steve Baron - KB3MM SteveBaron at starlinx.com
Thu Jun 6 01:06:48 EDT 2002

Why not finish a contest, immediately produce the required file, and then
immediately e-mail it and be done.

----- Original Message -----
From: <Jimk8mr at aol.com>
To: <Dave_Hoaglin at abtassoc.com>; <CQ-Contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 16:55
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] New log deadline for ARRL contests?

> 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
> >  ARRL contests --- instead of 30 days after the contest, it would be 15
> >  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
> >  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
> 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
> 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
> intervention.
> 73  -  Jim  K8MR
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