[CQ-Contest] Log what was sent
n8hm at arrl.net
Tue Sep 27 13:41:17 EDT 2016
Log what is sent and let the sponsor take care of it.
On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:07 PM, john at kk9a.com <john at kk9a.com> wrote:
> I would like to know what the WW committee thinks about your statement?
> For example, one W6 station last weekend sent me 04 04 CA CA which printed
> clearly on multiple decoders. This is not physically possible! What about
> the station that sends 001 OH? Logging an obviously incorrect zone does
> not seem like the right thing to do and it can lead an incorrect zone
> multiplier count.
> John KK9A - W4AAA
> To: CQ-Contest <CQ-Contest at contesting.com>
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Log what was sent
> From: <kzerohb at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:49:01 +0000
> On another online venue a fellow held the opinion that when someone sends
> inaccurate element of the contest exchange (ie., the wrong Zone for his
> location in CQWW), that a contest operator should record the correct Zone,
> the Zone that was sent to him.
> I certainly would query the sender. For example, if a station in Iowa sent
> Zone “7” in CQWW (his IARU zone) instead of Zone “4” (his CQ Zone), but if
> confirmed Zone 7, then I feel that I am obligated to log what he sent.
> After all, isn’t contesting all about our skill at accurately copying and
> precisely logging what was sent to us?
> If that isn’t true, then why not just exchange callsigns and let our
> fill in the blanks?
> “What year was I licensed in? Damn, I forgot again. I’ll make up a
> number and
> you never mind what I sent, just let N1MM fill in the blank.”
> 73, de Hans, KØHB
> "Just a boy and his radio"™
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