[CQ-Contest] RST as a sync [was: cut #]
k7qq at netzero.net
Fri Jun 1 08:52:06 EDT 2007
I'll make a bet that those that receive 579 OR 559 Log it as 5NN in their
logging software, I know it is possible with most software to enter the
diff RST , It ain't gonna happen in the Logs of MOST. No Finger
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ev Tupis" <w2ev at yahoo.com>
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Subject: [CQ-Contest] RST as a sync [was: cut #]
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Robert Chudek - K0RC <k0rc at citlink.net>
> We only have ourselves to blame for turning the RST into a synch pulse
> instead of anything useful. I have been going over my old contest logs
> from the '60s and '70s and find the RST reports were "honest" reports, not
> an endless column of 599's.
> W2AAA sends custom RS(T) reports when a contest requires RS(T). It's
> actually kind of fun. Interestingly, very few ops seem to miss a beat by
> receiving an unexpected report. Kudos to them.
> Ev, W2EV
> PS: Now that I'm thinking about it, I can imagine having a little more fun
> by giving the big gun's reports like "229" as a sort of "Revenge of the
> Little Pistol's", knowing that it breaks nothing, except for the monotony
> between S&P operations for us. <g>
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