June vhf contest
I finally got around to looking at my log checking report from the contest. (If you haven't already done it, you should. They're here: www.arrl.org/contest-log-checking-reports). Out of almost 300 QSOs, I had 3 "not in log" errors. One was with W5ZF. I don't know why Stan didn't log our contact. Another was with K7ZS, who mistakenly logged our 6-meter contact on 2 meters (I don't have any gear on that band). The third was W2EG, probably my fault. Otherwise a clean log, and I'm pleased.
K5TA and I do the writeups for the ARRL Sweepstakes, and we usually discuss logging accuracy. In that contest, most of the serious entrants fall into the 1-5% range for error rate. I don't know what it's like on VHF, but I bet some of you can chime in and let us know.
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Multi-op N0KE had a error rate of 1.9% in June 2017. Fair but not very good. We only had 1 NIL but we busted 4 exchanges.
FWIW, going back in history, my single-op error rates over the last few June contests were:
2014: 2.2% (!! - what happened here ? Maybe lots of weak scatter ??)
2016: 0.1% (missed a golden log by busting one exchange out of 865 Q's)
Keith J Morehouse
Calmesa Partners G.P.
On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 10:05 AM, Bruce Draper <bruceaa5b@...> wrote:
I finally got around to looking at my log checking report from the contest. (If you haven't already done it, you should. They're here: www.arrl.org/contest-log-