[CQ-Contest] Russian DX Contest Log Checking

David Kopacz david.kopacz at aspwebhosting.com
Tue Mar 10 12:26:02 PDT 2009

"If you are not serious in the contest -- please don't send in your log.
This will just cause lost points for the other stations.

Randy, K5ZD"

I've not often disagreed with Randy, but here's one of the rare

I realize it's frustrating to be penalized, but asking "non serious"
contesters not to send their logs simply so we don't incur penalties is
just wrong. Instead, encouraging people to "do better" or try harder" is
a better approach. Heck, perhaps some of us need to slow down a bit on

I realize your next statement encompasses touches on this a bit, but you
have to realize people are just going to make mistakes and some more
than others and for a wide variety of reasons, such as, can't hear well,
can't copy well, dyslexia, can't type well, etc., etc.


David ~ KY1V

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