Re: Field Day log checking
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Not a contest in rules only. What a joke! Everybody else certainly acts as though it were.
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Tom Schaefer NY4ISent:
Friday, November 8, 2019 13:28To:
Re: [ARRL-Contesting] Field Day log checking
Thanks I never knew that. I will not pay any attention to the top ten then as that is not checked so really valid.
I also added wrong so the score in QST is exactly what I submitted including bonus points).
On Nov 8, 2019, at 2:16 PM, Bart Jahnke <w9jj@...> wrote:
Field Day is not a contest (it’s a communications exercise), and as such it is not adjudicated (so there is no log checking).
I’ll email you separately regarding the scoring.
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Reading the 2019 Field Day results, something just occurred to me. The QSOs we submitted were 1078. In the listing for W4TA (3A), I see 1078 listed in the QSOs column. While I would hope we were that accurate, that is just not likely at all.
Is the number in the results the submitted number of QSOs or the corrected number after log checking? Is a Log Checking Report possible for Field Day?
Our score is 200 less than I expected but since it is exactly 200 less, that seems more likely a bonus point issue than any score reductions. It would be nice to know what bonus points were disallowed or what led to the score reduction so if I made an error, I do not repeat it again.
I ask as if the QSOs counts are not log checked, that sort of negates any reason to print a top ten score box (page one of the article). If this is not checked like a contest (since this is most definitely, 100% not a contest), why do we put the Top 10 score.
And for those just waiting to pounce...sure, Field Day is not a contest, OK. But we do have points and all so I am curious about the listing.
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