[CQ-Contest] Real Time Scoring and Quick Submissions
W0MU Mike Fatchett
w0mu at w0mu.com
Mon Nov 14 18:08:23 EST 2016
The LOTW add on might be the most difficult piece. I am not sure how
much value there is to the random guy to have his LOTW contact
immediately available. I think there is more value in randoms having a
website where they can go and confirm they made the contact which we
have with Clublog and other services now.
On 11/14/2016 11:09 AM, Ed Sawyer wrote:
> I think that all of these great ideas can be trialed quite easily in the
> "contest within a contest" format. Risks harm to no one. Those that want to
> try it do - those that don't or can't - don't.
> A lot of people are already doing this with the real time scoreboard. I am
> not on it but its not harming me to have people do it. Seems the same for
> this topic.
> Relative to the LOTW tie, I have had this conversation before asking why
> validated contest Qs are not all just automatically dumped into LOTW. I
> mean why not right? The answer, apparently, is that LOTW cares less about
> whether the contact actually occurred (as in timely cross checked logs) and
> more about whether the license holder is authenticated. 5 days after CQ WW
> you log is in and locked down. But years later, you could upload a Q on
> LOTW and it would be fine with it.
> Ed N1UR
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