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Using that logic, just exchanging call signs would make a complete QSO. Sorry, but I'm not buying it. If it were me, I wouldn't log the QSO if I didn't get an acknowledgement of my signal report. Checking if the other station logged the QSO is cheating, and is not the proper way to discern if there was a complete contact. The protocol that a complete FT8 ...


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Since it is "technically" a complete QSO I log it (in DXKeeper) but don't upload to e-qsl or LotW unless the other party does. If he does, I'll upload: if he doesn't I assume he has it as incomplete. I think this saves a lot of time later, looking up the QSO details in the .txt log! Some folks simply don't bother with "73". 73 Dave - ...


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