[CQ-Contest] Is working the QSO B4 good on long term for us ?

David Gilbert xdavid at cis-broadband.com
Tue Dec 8 13:59:04 EST 2015

This is exactly why we should all simply work whomever calls us. QSO B4 
wastes just as much time as giving a report and moving on.

And it's a silly lost cause to try to manage busted packet spots via QSO 
B4 anyway.  Give your correct callsign a couple of times and the dupes 
will fade quickly.

Dave   AB7E

On 12/8/2015 4:31 AM, john at kk9a.com wrote:
> That is unsportsmanlike conduct. Lets say we work early in the contest and
> I log you incorrectly as VA2EA,  Later I call VA2EW and you won't work me.
> You get credit for the previous contact and I don't. It would have been
> just as easy to give me a report the second time. QSO B4 is not one of my
> macros.
> John KK9A
> To:	cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject:	[CQ-Contest] Is working the QSO B4 good on long term for us ?
> From:	VE2TZT <ve2tzt at arrl.net>
> Date:	Mon, 07 Dec 2015 20:27:56 -0500
> List-post:	<cq-contest at contesting.com">mailto:cq-contest at contesting.com>
> It is after that bad experience that I have decided to systematically
> refuse the QSO's B4.
> After all, if my callsign is busted in the other guy log, I do not lose
> the points but he lose the points and if he answers ''NO'' when I send QSO
> B4 then I will work him without discussion.
> Interested by your opinion on that point.
> Gilles VA2EW
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