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Re: [WriteLog] Makrothen Contest Observations V11.07D

To: "Joe Young" <w6rll@yahoo.com>, <writelog@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] Makrothen Contest Observations V11.07D
From: "Radio K0HB" <kzerohb@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 21:20:45 -0000
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Joe, I hope that is a deliberate new feature of the program.

In order to foster a return to contesting where the operator is actually required to COPY the exchange, I recommend that all software authors implement routines in their product which randomly corrupt all "autofill" and "supercheck-partial" information, thus requiring the operator to actually transcribe the exchange off the air in real time without any crutches.

73, de Hans, K0HB
"Just a boy and his radio"

-----Original Message----- From: Joe Young
Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 8:48 PM
To: writelog@contesting.com
Subject: [WriteLog] Makrothen Contest Observations V11.07D

During the Makrothen contest I noticed the following:


2. Grid locators during the contest

If a station has been worked on any band and then is worked again on another band, WL will autofill the grid information for the second QSO. Often the autofill chose a different grid from the first QSO.

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