[CQ-Contest] Log what was sent

Jim Brown k9yc at audiosystemsgroup.com
Wed Sep 28 13:28:14 EDT 2016

I find this rule stupifying.  Why do we bother sending the Zone at all?  
This reinforces what I've long felt about CQWW -- that it's the dumbest 
contest going. ALL you have to copy is the other station's call -- the 
rest of it is auto-filled from call history files and country files!

73, Jim K9YC

On Wed,9/28/2016 12:12 AM, Maarten van R wrote:
> Like David said, CQWW says you should log the correct zone based on the
> location, not what was send. Same thing with cut numbers used for CQ zone
> numbers.
> See:http://www.cqww.com/rules_faq.htm
> This contradicts with the "log what was send" rule but it actually seems
> fairly logical. If the other station doesn't submit his log, the logchecker
> can not possibly know what was actually send but it does know what the
> correct zone number should be based on the location of the station.
> As others have asked, what happens when the other op does submit his log
> with the wrong number? Then the log checker does know what was send over
> the air.

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