[CQ-Contest] Log what was sent
k9ma at sdellington.us
Tue Sep 27 18:06:33 EDT 2016
In case an obviously incorrect or impossible exchange, it seems to me the sensible thing is to delete the QSO. Otherwise, it's a guaranteed penalty for me, as opposed to a NIL for the other operator.
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> On Sep 27, 2016, at 3:27 PM, Prasad VU2PTT <vu2ptt at gmail.com> wrote:
> And another case where KP4BD was sending Zone 11 which I logged instead of
> 73 de Prasad VU2PTT
>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 9:37 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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