[Moon-Net] NO 73s for a "valid" contact!

Lars Pettersson sm4ive at telia.com
Mon Nov 21 12:55:06 CET 2016


Complement to my previoues post

This is what we  CW neards often do as a"courtesy"    and as the last to 
tx i send PA5Y de SM4IVE    RRR 73 RRR 73 RRR   SK

But as stated B4 73 not needed for complete QSO,

QRV on EME since stone-age


Lars SM4IVE



Den 2016-11-21 kl. 11:54, skrev Lars Pettersson:
>
> Gentlemen
>
> IT has NEVER been a need for 73 for a complete QSO
>
> a qso goes like this. in Ms or EME or what ever mode
>
> PA5Y de SM4IVE   K
>
> SM4IVE de PA5Y  OOO    (could be rst)
>
> PA5Y de SM4IVE ROOO ROOO
>
> SM4IVE de PA5Y  RRRRRRR RRRRRR
>
> PA5Y de SM4IVE    RRRRRRRRRRR
>
> QSO Comkplete end discusion
>
> 73 are sent as a courtesy    But absolute not needed for a Complete 
> QSO  END OF Story.
>
>
> So if i want to thanks some one on any media after above was done with 
> 73 and thanks for QSO  i dont see whats wrong with that.
>
> Its much worse when stations send report on logger during QSO thats 
> absolute not allowed.
>
> 73 De Lars SM4IVE
>
> QRV on EME since stone-age
>
> Den 2016-11-21 kl. 11:23, skrev PA2V:
>>
>> Conrad, and others,
>>
>> IF 73’s are needed for a complete contact, most DX-pedition QSO’s are 
>> invalid, and quite some in the past with CW too.
>>
>> Under difficult conditions, during piles and contest one don’t spoil 
>> time in the unnecessary 73’s.
>>
>> I like to finish a contact with 73, but if it is clear to me that we 
>> have all details on both sides I count it as a valid QSO.
>>
>> On HF with the many contests you will seldom hear a 73 in phone nor CW.
>>
>> So simple is it!
>>
>> 73, Peter PA2V
>>
>> (Still very happy with my E44CM 432MHz EME QSO)
>>
>> *Van:*Conrad PA5Y [mailto:g0ruz at g0ruz.com]
>> *Verzonden:* maandag 21 november 2016 10:51
>> *CC:* Moon-Net <moon-net at mailman.pe1itr.com>
>> *Onderwerp:* Re: [Moon-Net] Are 73s needed for a "valid" contact?
>>
>> Well actually the thread has been somewhat hijacked. The original 
>> poster asked if 73 was required for a complete QSO.
>>
>> The emphatic answer is NO this is well documented and not really 
>> worthy of further debate.
>>
>> I then gave a few examples of real world EME behaviour to help 
>> illustrate how things work along with a message to listen and observe 
>> and figure it out for oneself.
>>
>> On the subject of the logger and its use in the contest if 73 is not 
>> required for a QSO then passing thankyou messages after a contact is 
>> logged is irrelevant.
>>
>> The only competitive advantage that I gained by using the logger 
>> during the contest was for allowed frequency announcements and as an 
>> aid to staying awake!
>>
>> I will take these issues up with the ARRL privately before submitting 
>> my logs. If I am disqualified for sending tnx wishes on the logger 
>> AFTER a qso is logged then so be it.
>>
>> I did the contest to see what my station is capable of, I have 
>> answered that to my own satisfaction.
>>
>> Final score 206 x 84 = 1730400
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Conrad PA5Y
>>
>>
>>
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> CW is still King!!!!
>
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I dont do ESP QSO`s i prefere to hear the station.
CW is still King!!!!

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