[CQ-Contest] End of contest and rewriting log
Tim Duffy K3LR
k3lr at k3lr.com
Thu Sep 29 09:37:36 PDT 2011
In addition, the May 19 Webinar by K1DG - Contesting the right way - that
was recorded live (thanks to K4ZW) at the Dayton Contest University this
year, is also excellent with respect to contesting ethics.
From: cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com
[mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Steve London
Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 7:48 AM
To: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] End of contest and rewriting log
Here's a very good article on the ARRL web site which addresses this and
other contesting ethics questions:
On 09/28/2011 08:45 PM, Mike Fatchett W0MU wrote:
> The key statement is "HE" says no. What do the rules say? I say you an
> correct mistakes after the contest with notes that are made.
> Since most logs are not even in the running for top honors why all the
> fuss. When we finally regulate contest enough nobody will want to
> bother with them.
> Mike W0MU
> J6/W0MU November 21 - December 1 2011 CQ WW DX CW
> W0MU-1 CC Cluster w0mu.net
> On 9/28/2011 7:12 PM, rob beaudoin wrote:
>> OK this is a legitimate concern of mine.
>> KA1QQQ has a fast run of station going KX1XYZ calls
>> him......He gets loged as KA1XYX In logging next qso he notices
>> previous qso should of been KX1XYZ.. Many stations
>> are calling and he just jots down on paper #305 KX1XYZ latter
>> KZ6XXX calls and gets loged as zone 3.
>> Then operator says darn he said zone 5.
>> So jots down on paper #409 zone 5.
>> Latter station calls and gives him name John in hastes he gets
>> loged as Jim. Operator says darn he said John. operator jots down
>> on paper # 455 John. 23:59:59 contest is over. Operator looks at
>> a dozen or so paper notes and makes all corrections.
>> Is this OK ? You say no .... how about this at 23:45 operator
>> stops contest and makes all corrections in a few minutes,
>> now is it ok? I do not know it for a fact, but believe
>> this is a common practice. Would this be considered
>> rewriting or masageing your log ??
>> BoB WA1FCN
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