[CQ-Contest] Log checking and deadlines

AD5VJ Bob rtnmi at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 4 15:47:48 EST 2009

I see that as reasonable for someone in your situation what with the travel ect.

Its just to those who dont have the load a station like yours would have (DX) or a work load like yours and are simply
procrastinating, that I am referring to.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com 
> [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Henk 
> Remijn PA5KT
> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 1:38 PM
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Log checking and deadlines
> AD5VJ Bob schreef:
> > I have not read this entire thread, so pls no one take any 
> offense to 
> > what I am about to say, however, I dont understand why 
> there would be any delay in submitting logs in the times we live in.
> >
> >   
> What I usually do after a big contest: (I operate from PI4Z 
> which is 10 min drive from home) At 1 AM local time on Monday 
> morning I pack my transceiver and other easy-to-steal 
> equipment, load it in my car, rush home and go to sleep 
> because at 7AM I have to wake up and go to work.
> Usually this day is loaded with work because the Friday 
> before the contest I always take a day off, so I work late 
> for a couple of days and on the Wednesday or even the weekend 
> I check and submit the log.
> With CQ160 contest it was worse as during the contest I left 
> for a business trip to Spain, and after return I was busy the 
> whole weekend with another non-ham contest so I submitted 
> Tuesday evening, 9 days after the contest end.
> UBN/NIL reports learned me that most of my errors are by 
> typos, so I check for obvious mistakes in calls (ADD5VJ, 
> K55ZD, PA%KT, etc).
> So, its not always that easy to submit direct after the 
> contest, but within 2 weeks it should be possible.
> 73 Henk
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> www: www.remijn.net
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