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[SD-User] Re: CQ160 Cabrillo problems

Subject: [SD-User] Re: CQ160 Cabrillo problems
From: "Dave Sergeant" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 08:20:44 -0000
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Further to the discussion on this, this appeared in today's ARRL Rate 

> For those of you gearing up to send your CQ WW 160 log to the
> sponsor, "I am using the restrictive Cabrillo robot at
> starting this year. Make sure your log is in Cabrillo format. I found
> in testing that the name must be correct (CQ-160-CW or CQ-160-SSB) and
> check the category. If mode (CW or SSB) is shown then edit this out
> SINGLE-OP 160M HIGH is correct and SINGLE-OP 160M HIGH CW is not.
> Several logging programs add mode and are incorrect according to
> Cabrillo specs. The correct e-mail addresses are and
> - use of the old cq160 or cq160cw or cq160ssb addresses
> will cause the e-mail to be kicked back." (Thanks, Dave K4JRB  CQ 160
> Contests Director)

Note that the Rate Sheet is excellent for contest information, email 
subscription from the ARRL website but is only free for ARRL members. 
Go to the email subscription options on the members only pages.

May also be relevant in this issue:
>Randy K5ZD has released a new set of Super Check Partial database
>files dated 17JAN2004. The files can be downloaded from
> The data base was created out of 1,888,577
>QSOs from 1183 logs. The full data set contained 92492 unique calls
>which were filtered to create the master files. The files are
>date-stamped in the format "VERyyyymmdd" so you can be sure to use
>the latest files.

(I don't know if this is more up to date than the version Paul has on 
his site. Personally I don't use SCP and I find it is a frequent 
cause of my callsign being confused with G3YEC etc in the pileups).

73 Dave G3YMC

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