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

Steve Baron - KB3MM SteveBaron at starlinx.com
Fri Jun 7 05:31:26 EDT 2002

Wondered how many band problems existed anyway with logging programs reading
the rigs frequency ....in 2002.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Blake M. Meinecke" <n4gi at tampabay.rr.com>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 23:04
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] New log deadline for ARRL contests?

> N5OT writes
> > Here are a few examples:
> >
> > Let's say I switched bands on the radio but forgot to switch bands on
> > program.  I think I owe it to everyone to go through and do all the
> ensuing
> > damage control.
> This one might be legitimate, but why wait till afterward??  I do it when
> it's still fresh in my head (after a break, or between the next band
> change).
> >
> > Let's say I misspelled a guy's name - at the moment the rules don't say
> > can't go in and correct it later.
> ..... Or just look up the correct spelling on QRZ.com???  Log checking
> software is pretty advanced.  I might be wrong, but aren't some mistakes
> errred on the side of "typos" anyway??? (depending on the contest)
> >
> > Let's say I put in a comment "This guy's a jerk; put him on the jerk
> list" -
> > I would want to double-check to make sure that was out prior to
> > the log (that comment would be for "internal use only," hi).
> In my experience, the cabrillo log checking robots would not compute this
> a data field and they would send you a "danger Will Robinson" reply
> immediately.  You can then go and edit that line and resubmit.  Gab/notes
> don't go into the cabrillo log anyway they?
> When the contest time is up, it's up.  I press save and send it off.
> Blake N4GI
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