[CQ-Contest] Dupes

Zack Widup w9sz at prairienet.org
Tue Dec 20 00:53:24 EST 2005

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, David Robbins K1TTT wrote:

> There are still some people who haven't seen the light and still live in
> fear of getting dq'ed because they have too many dupes in the log.  Remember
> the paper log days when there was a clause in some contest rules that said
> something like 'so many % unclaimed dupes can result in dq'.... then along
> came computer logs where it wasn't necessary or even possible to mark
> dupes... but some people still live by a misconception born of misreading
> that old dupe rule.  

Dave, I think I owe you one.  I had forgotten that rule but there has 
always been something in the dim murky corners of my mind telling me that 
workling dupes was really bad.  You've identified it and I don't have the 
concern I once had.

73, Zack W9SZ

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