Topband: Logged Date Question
tree at kkn.net
Fri Jan 30 17:39:00 EST 2015
Yes - that is the important key - use the UTC time AND date at the
remote QTH (where the transmitter is) as opposed to the one where the
operator is located.
Thanks for making it clear!!
On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Jim - WS6X <ws6x.ars at gmail.com> wrote:
> Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:26:58 -0800
> From: Tree <tree at kkn.net>
> To: 160 <topband at contesting.com>
> Subject: Re: Topband: NE7D loaded tower
> I do have one question about remote operating... if I am on an airplane
> using this station during a contest - and travel over the international date
> line - what date do I put in the log?
> ==== Cute question, Tree. Asking the question another way... If you were
> flying in an eastward direction, and the contest began on January 31, at
> 0000, you quickly made 2 Qs, but at 0001 you crossed the IDL, would you have
> to wait nearly 24 hours to resume the contest? :o)
> However since you abide by a high ethical standard, and are operating a
> remote station, you would have known to abide by the UTC date of the remote
> 73 - Jim, WS6X
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