> I thought that I had everything finally figured out for the
>up-coming ARCI HB sprint this Sunday - but I've run aground trying to get
>the program (Ver. 6.02) in two areas:
> 1)to accept a DX call as DX.
> Example: put in ZL1HV with 559 , ZL (or DX) as the QTH,
>plus a number the program won't accept that as an entry. However, if I put
>in "CA" for the QTH (figuring I'll go back after the 'test and correct
>that), I will accept the entry and give "ZL" as a mult! How now; and,
Mmmmmmm....I guess we need to look at this - I will try it later.
But I am glad you figured a way around the trouble.
> 2) how do I get the program to accept an entry that is not solely
>numerical for the membership number? If you try to put in a power level
>(the alternative for a ARCI member number) as, say, 5w, it won't be
>accepted. If you put in just "5" that could be confused with a membership
>number. Have I missed something here? Failing any other solution, I will
>put in a number in the 9000 area - membership numbers aren't that high
>(yet) - that seems to work - 5 watts would be entered as 9005 - and would
>be easy to find and correct later on.
I don't think there are any membership numbers that are less
than 4 digits (are there?) I think it is very clear what
is a member number and what is a power. I was going to
ask Tree about allowing for a 1w or 5w entry as it
would look better in the log.
George Fremin III
Austin, Texas C.K.U. "Eight is enough."
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