Some of you may have seen a crash page on initial viewing; there was a
configuration error. It has been fixed.
As I said, we are in beta for the next couple of weeks; I encourtage N1MM
users to play around and upload CQWW
and SS test scores.
73, Gerry, W1VE
On 10/12/06, Gerry Hull <email@example.com> wrote:
> Fellow Contesters,
> Through the encouragement of many, I deceided to take on the project of
> creating a usable web portal for realtime score reporting.
> The result is now ready for beta testing. It will be fully functional
> for the CQWW SSB and SS CW contests. You can view the portal at
> The scoring upload to the site is based on work by Bruce, WA7BMN, with his
> Contest XML schema, and scoring trials last year by Tom, N1MM and the N1MM
> We have been testing the site with the N1MM logger. The latest version
> of N1MM fully supports score posting. If any other contest software vendor
> supports the HTTP POST method of score reporting, it is immediately
> compatible with getscores.org. Additionally, getscores.org supports a
> SOAP-based Web Service API. The success of the site will depend on
> participation and the support of software vendors. There are links on the
> live.getscores.org site for FAQs.
> The viewing site supports many filters, so that you can look at only what
> you want to look at. Filter by Class, Power, CQ Zone, IARU Zone, State/Prov
> and lots more. Your filter preferences are saved as a cookie by your
> browser for up to 7 days. The page automatically refreshes every 60
> seconds with score information.
> Currently, the site reports full score information. The Upload API
> supports breakdowns, and these are being stored internally, however, I'm
> still working on the best method to display this information. Sending of
> breakdowns is up to the user and is fully optional (as determined by the
> contest software vendor.)
> Support for all the contests listed on the site will be fully operational
> soon, as well as an RSS feed. Stay tuned.
> If you have any questions or suggestions about the site, please send them
> to me at the email addresses provided on the site, or via firstname.lastname@example.org
> As we get closer to CQWW, I'll be looking at the site to ensure it is
> fully operational under load. It is hosted at a very large facility with
> high burst-bandwidth capabilities.
> Gerry, W1VE
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