I'm the logchecker for the Michigan QSO Party, and write logging
software as well. I've never heard of any "standardization" effort. If
the instigators of this want to gain wide acceptance, then they should
make it know to those who have the most invested. Also, I doubt that
many contest sponsors are interested in reworking their scoring
practices. Most of these events already have standard county lists
appropriate for their state.
I don't even understand what a "2x4 county abbreviation" is.
David Robbins K1TTT wrote:
>> I believe the California folks are leading the charge to implement the new
>> 2x4 abbreviation list that makes all 3000+ USA counties unique. The new
>> list creates a standard for all logging/contesting software authors to
>> use. They won't have to constantly update county lists. The abbreviations
>> will become consistent, like the DXCC countries list.
> Yeah, and that list only has to be updated every couple of months or so...
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