[CQ-Contest] Log what was sent
n8hm at arrl.net
Tue Sep 27 18:36:25 EDT 2016
Why would it be a guaranteed penalty? You logged what was sent by the other
station. That's what the rules say to do!
On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 6:06 PM, K9MA <k9ma at sdellington.us> wrote:
> 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.
> Scott. K9MA
> Scott Ellington
> --- via iPad
> > 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
> > 08.
> > 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
> >> clearly on multiple decoders. This is not physically possible! What
> >> 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
> >> an
> >> inaccurate element of the contest exchange (ie., the wrong Zone for his
> >> location in CQWW), that a contest operator should record the correct
> >> NOT
> >> the Zone that was sent to him.
> >> I certainly would query the sender. For example, if a station in Iowa
> >> Zone “7” in CQWW (his IARU zone) instead of Zone “4” (his CQ Zone), but
> >> he
> >> 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
> >> precisely logging what was sent to us?
> >> If that isn’t true, then why not just exchange callsigns and let our
> >> computers
> >> 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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