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I figure that a quick exchange takes about the same time as explaining he's a dupe. So (especially this time) I just did what Bob said: work the dupe and move on.
I also vote for leaving in the log. The checker will remove it. (Sorry David.) Technically, it IS a QSO--it's not like it didn't happen. It's just a QSO worth zero points in the contest.
I think I have six or seven in the log so far this weekend.
From: Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...>
Sent: Sun, May 31, 2020 3:59 pm
Subject: Re: [070Club] Dupes?
It may slow down your "rate", but I guess that doesn't mean much in a PSK31 contest. Hah !
On Sunday, May 31, 2020, 10:48:46 AM CDT, ac2fa via groups.io <ac2fa@...> wrote:
My opinion - work the dupe and move on. Leave it in your log.
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> On May 31, 2020, at 11:45, Eric KG6MZS <eric@...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I’ve almost always searched and pounced in contests. This time I decided to do some calling and it was a bit of an eye-opener.
> When I was seeking out stations and answering their CQs, I could control the exchange a bit better.
> I haven’t been telling the answering stations when we are a dupe. Should I be doing that? And now that I have a certain number of dupes, do I submit them or cull them out before submitting my log?
> I have no idea which one the other station will submit.
> 73 de Eric, KG6MZS
> A plea to answering stations: when the calling station asks you to repeat something, please do it more than once!
> I have repeat macros ready for repeating the requested info multiple times.