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Re: [CQ-Contest] Operating time calculation

To: "David Hachadorian" <K6LL@adelphia.net>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Operating time calculation
From: Bill Coleman <aa4lr@arrl.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:23:25 -0500
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On Mar 15, 2005, at 10:33 PM, David Hachadorian wrote:

> I always figured op time = (time off) minus (time on).
> It should be op time = (time off) minus (time on) plus 1 minute?
> I've been figuring it wrong for 45 years? Oh, well, at least I've
> been consistent!

Think of the time-on minute being at 0 seconds, and the time-off minute 
being at 59.9 seconds, and it makes more sense.

op time = (time off):59.9 - (time on):00

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr@arrl.net
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