locked Re: FT8 and 73: #FT8


Jon Ermels
 

I like a 73.  I got tired of logging after WSJT reminded to and then get Lids sending me a "Not in my Log" from eQSL members.  

73 de NØIGU Jon


On Thursday, April 1, 2021, 07:04:37 PM CDT, Joe Subich, W4TV <lists@...> wrote:




> but by not logging a QSO when you send your RR73 you're potentially
> not logging perfectly valid QSOs.

Better stated as "send your RR73 *or* RRR" ....

73,

    ... Joe, W4TV


On 2021-04-01 6:40 PM, Martin G0HDB wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2021 at 02:14 PM, Charlie Hoffman wrote:
>
>>
>> I send  RR73.
>> When I receive a 73 then the QSO is complete.
>> If I don't receive a 73 then I consider the contact incomplete.
>> I don't log a QSO until I receive a 73 from the other station.
>> My log - my rules.
>
> It is indeed your log and you can enter QSOs into it on whatever basis you choose, but by not logging a QSO when you send your RR73 you're potentially not logging perfectly valid QSOs.  The final 73 that you await/require before logging a QSO may be a nice courtesy but is completely superfluous as far as the completion of the exchange of the essential information required for the QSO is concerned.
>
> --
> Martin G0HDB
>





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