[TRLog] What shall I do?

Tree N6TR tree@kkn.net
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 09:30:26 -0800

> > But, technically, you have violated the rules of the contest---you
> > failed to copy accurately the message sent by the other station.   And
> > if you do that, the contest checking software will penalize you.
> Technically you have not violated the rules.  What I do in such a 
> case is log W4/DX1DX so the score is properly calculated.  Enter a 
> note that says something like "call sent DX1DX".  After all the POST 
> stuff is done, I just change the call to DX1DX.  Simple...it goes 
> lots faster than the description.
> > Shouldn't contest rules require that a station call reflects its
> > country?  
> The rules probably do require that, but the law doesn't.  If they're 
> casual participants, not sending in logs, penalizing them means 
> squat.  The bottom line is that you don't want your score reduced, so 
> you take care of it on your end.

It probably doesn't matter.  However, making it W4/DX1DX would make
the log checker's job easier.


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