Re: Field Day log checking

Pete W1RM

I don’t remember when logs didn’t have to be submitted.  I remember laboring over dupe checking our logs before submitting them.



Pete, W1RM



From: ARRL-Contesting@... <ARRL-Contesting@...> On Behalf Of Skip
Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2019 3:13 PM
To: ARRL-Contesting@...
Subject: Re: [ARRL-Contesting] Field Day log checking


FD has power multipiers and bonus point categories but sections/states are not mults.  Nor are actual logs submitted, so there is no adjudication [log checking].  Different folks view FD differently.  If you keep score, some say it's automatically a contest.  The one thing FD definitely provides is a chance to experience HF, CW, and SSB for clubs/hams that are mainly shack-on-the-belt oriented.  It's also been the spark for a great number of young folk over the years, which is good, so whether or not it is a contest is somewhat of an empty argument.

Fred ["Skip"] K6DGW
Sparks NV DM09dn
Washoe County

On 11/8/2019 12:24 PM, Chuck Williams wrote:

Oh yes... The "Not a Contest- Exercise" (read contest-Hi-Hi), that keeps every non-WARC HF Band FILLED with wall to wall contacts around the clock,and lets me make several hundred other hams happy evry "last weekend in June, because I'm in the (dare I say it...) RARE MULT" of Wyoming.  After several hours of hand writing my non LOTW QSL requests following Field Day,...believe me when I say that it sure feels like a contest! "If it walks like a Duck..."



Chuck Williams

Cheyenne, WY.



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