[CQ-Contest] CQ WW support etc

Alexander Teimurazov at at at-communication.com
Tue Aug 9 01:40:12 EDT 2005

       Dear Kelly,
 Im not talking about remove penalties
 If I copy call sign wrong then propably its ok to penalize (on the same
time penalti level is so high ) but I think for not in the log people dont
have to be penalized
           73                       Al 4L5A/D4B

> >  We all humans and can make mistakes
> Hello Al,
> While I agree with the sentiment that we all make mistakes, those
> who make fewer mistakes are better operators and should be rewarded.
> Otherwise, you take accuracy out of the equation.
> What removing penalties would mean, then, is that no attention needs to be
> paid to such things as getting callsigns correct or getting the
> correct, since taking extra steps to do that would lower overall rate. If
> the penalty was only to lose the bad QSO, then it would be in your
> to blow out the doors on rate because you could more than make up for the
> lost Q by working two or more guys in the time it would take to wait for a
> fill. Having the penalty gives you an incentive to get it right.
> If you're not in someone else's log at the time you say you worked him,
> didn't work him, so you shouldn't get credit.
> Having accuracy as part of the equation is a good thing, since it can to
> extent equalize stations: being big isn't necessarily enough. Being big
> good is still key.
> 73, kelly
> ve4xt
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