[UK-CONTEST] STROKE QRP SHOULD I LOG IT?
andy at g3ab.net
Sun Apr 11 03:36:09 PDT 2010
Still struggling with the cut figures Chris?
Hope you're not logging all the phonetics too?! They definitely won't fit
in the logging software ;-)
On 11 April 2010 13:10, Chris G3SJJ <g3sjj at btinternet.com> wrote:
> I tend to agree with all your points Paul, specially in these days where
> we need to save time! If we logged everything as sent we would lose a
> lot of points. If someone sends TT1 do we log it as TT1? What about
> Zone 9 in CQWW - ENNN - ? or in recent years, zone 34 sent as ENN3V. In
> the FOC Marathon I always send my number as A4A7.
> What about on SSB and a US station signs Portable 5? I have actually
> seen contest logs where that was entered as /P5 and the multiplier for
> North Korea claimed!!
> The /QRP point though is whether the station submits an entry. If he/she
> doesn't then either the checking s/w or the final adjudicator can decide
> on a majority basis. If the station does submit an entry my guess would
> be that they would declare the true licence callsign, ie without the
> /QRP. That is another reason why I would not log it.
> Chris G3SJJ / Fixed Portable (well the K3 can be carried around) /
> Temporarily lower power (the amp is switched off)
> ps - Had to smile this morning, listening to an RW9 on 15m in the
> Gagarin Contest, presumably. Unanswered CQs, his callsign sent 3 times
> each CQ, yet Test speeded up!! Ah, of course, to save time!! (Erm, for
> Paul O'Kane wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Stewart Rolfe" <gw0etf at btinternet.com>
> >> But what about the maxim of logging (exactly) what you hear..?
> > It doesn't apply in contests. You log what the other station
> > should have sent - with the notable exception of RoPoCo.
> > Anyway, back to the /QRP issue. Why can't QRP callers earn
> > their QSOs on the same terms as anyone else, and not beg for
> > special treatment by appending /QRP to their call?
> > I don't say it, send it or log it, and will work any other
> > callers in preference to anyone signing /QRP.
> > 73,
> > Paul EI5DI
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