[CQ-Contest] Cut number "J" and NO Power Sent

Julius Fazekas phriendly1 at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 24 05:33:35 PST 2010

If he wasn't sending the contest exchange, isn't it a stretch to log him as a valid contest contact?

I'm curious to know the answer to this as well. I've had this happen on 160 several times and have always removed the QSO from my log before submitting it.


Julius Fazekas

Tennessee Contest Group

Tennessee QSO Party

Elecraft K2/100 #4455
Elecraft K3/100 #366
Elecraft K3/100 #1875

--- On Tue, 2/23/10, Stan Stockton <k5go at cox.net> wrote:

> From: Stan Stockton <k5go at cox.net>
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Cut number "J" and NO Power Sent
> To: "Robert Pack" <nx5m at txcyber.com>, cq-contest at contesting.com
> Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 3:50 PM
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Robert Pack" <nx5m at txcyber.com>
> To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Sent: Monday, February 22, 2010 11:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Cut number "J"
> > Or maybe the first "dit" was being lost in the initial
> key-up.
> Unless his VOX was set to drop out after the RST was sent,
> this might 
> not happen.
> I think Randy should settle this once and for all by
> calling the guy on 
> the phone and asking him what he was trying to communicate
> when he sent 
> a J for a number and of course vow not to re-submit his log
> after he 
> finds out.  :-)
> On another subject.... there was a new multiplier I worked
> on 160M in 
> the contest and listened to several others work him as
> well.  He never 
> sent a power number to any one but did send some pretty
> specific RST 
> reports including 4 something 9 to some.  Although he
> was very strong 
> here, it was obvious he was not strong on the coast as many
> of them did 
> not respond when he came back to them as many as four times
> in a row.  I 
> know that all the big stations who spent time to work him
> will have him 
> in their log, and I am curious to know how this will be
> handled by the 
> log checking whether he submits a log (doubtful) or
> not.  Hopefully all 
> will have the correct RST but no one will have a power
> number because he 
> never sent it.
> Stan, K5GO
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