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6269Re: Tx1 ... Why add to it?

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  • nz3m_dave
    Aug 8, 2009
      Russ,

      TX3 is the first "roger" (R26). Both stations don't need to receive RRR or TX4

      73
      Dave NZ3M





      --- In wsjtgroup@yahoogroups.com, "Russ K2TXB" <k2txb@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dave said:
      >
      > Only one received RRR makes a complete QSO. If you are sending RRR and the
      > other station reports on the chat that he received it, it's a QSO. I' don't
      > know what you are trying to say here.
      >
      > That is not right. The rules clearly state that BOTH stations must receive
      > rogers in order for the contact to be valid. If you receive RRR and have
      > not yet sent them, the contact is not complete and does not count. Further
      > if you receive RRR and send your own RRR, but the other station never copies
      > it, the contact is likewise void.
      >
      > I once almost completed a meteor scatter contact with a station in Colorado,
      > a distance of over 1900 miles from my FM29 location. It would have been a
      > world record 2 meter MS contact, and would probably have stood for many many
      > years. But I never received his RRR. Everything else was complete, we had
      > both calls each way, full reports, and he got my RRR. I can assure you that
      > it was very tempting to claim it as a complete QSO - especially as I had
      > been trying to make that path for many years. But it never happened and
      > most likely never will (for me). That is the nature of meteor scatter - you
      > can not make all the contacts, and if you want to be proud of the contacts
      > you have made it is essential that, in your own heart, you know that every
      > claimed QSO was done with strict adherence to the rules and that no one can
      > legitimately question your accomplishment.
      >
      > 73, Russ K2TXB
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: wsjtgroup@yahoogroups.com [mailto:wsjtgroup@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > Of nz3m_dave
      > Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 10:20 AM
      > To: wsjtgroup@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [wsjtgroup] Re: Tx1 ... Why add to it?
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Only one received RRR makes a complete QSO. If you are sending RRR and the
      > other station reports on the chat that he received it, it's a QSO. I' don't
      > know what you are trying to say here.
      >
      > Dave NZ3M
      >
      > --- In wsjtgroup@yahoogrou <mailto:wsjtgroup%40yahoogroups.com> ps.com,
      > "Russ K2TXB" <k2txb@> wrote:
      > But you should never check those channels until you have
      > received RRR yourself. Why not? Because if you check the chat page when you
      > have not received RRR, and you see that your partner is saying he received
      > the RRR, then you have received part of the necessary QSO information via a
      > means that is not part of the legal QSO requirements. At that point it is a
      > busted contact and must be done over.
      >
      > Therefore it is wise to never look at the chat page until your QSO is
      > complete, or you have given up...
      >
      > > 73, Russ K2TXB
      > >
      >
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