[CQ-Contest] CQ WW Survey results - part 1

Bob Poortinga ng9m at arrl.net
Sun Dec 20 12:06:44 EST 2015

Herb Schoenbohm KV4FZ writes:

> When you add to this the many stations that say "roger" (an improper
> CB import for "over" that just does not go away) the Q rate is even further
> diminished. Why can't the response be solely limited to what the contest
> requires?

I would like to call Herb's attention to the General Rules for All
ARRL Contests:

"3.2.All callsigns and exchange information must be sent, received,
ACKNOWLEDGED and logged correctly by each station for a complete QSO."

"Roger", "QSL", or some other form of acknowledgement is REQUIRED.

73 de Bob NG9M

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