[CQ-Contest] Log submission time
kzerohb at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 13:06:06 PDT 2012
To weed out those who don't matter anyhow.
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From: Tom W8JI
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2012 3:40 PM
To: Ron Notarius W3WN ; cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Log submission time
> It may be counter-productive to try, on the one hand, to urge people to
> submit logs no matter how "serious" the operator was, and then on the
> other hand dismiss those that don't do so as not mattering "all that
> If it doesn't matter "all that much" whether or not the small logs are
> submitted, then, why would they bother at all?
Sarcasm does not come off well in written text. I was being sarcastic.
My guess or assumption (which is all most of this is, lacking full
statistics) is those who are accustomed to creating files and submitting
them, and are gung ho anyway, will be largely unaffected by a short
An excessively short submission time period will most likely decrease
submissions from people who are casual entrants.
I'm not actually sure what the goal of the short submission time is. I
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