If you set your Time Zone to "Monrovia, Reykjavik" you don't have to worry
about the DST stuff!
73 Hank K8DD
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Ken Wolff <email@example.com> wrote:
> The best way to deal with DST is what we did when the time shift spanned
> the CQWW SSB contest. Before the contest set your computer for to UTC
> with DST turned off. Go to the Control Panel and select Data and Time.
> Change time to GMT and unclick the the automatic DST time.
> R Johnson wrote:
> > During the ARRL DX SSB contest last weekend I had to edit the QOS times
> > using "ALT-F" on the first few Q's that I had entered by hand.
> > The Q's entered before the "DST changeover" were +5 hours from the
> correct UTC time.
> > The Q's entered after the "DST changeover" were +4 hours from the correct
> UTC time.
> > This morning I entered a couple of Q's in a "Test" log and then edited
> the Time
> > and Date. The Time was +4 Hrs. and the Date wouldn't change.
> I just trying this on an XP box running CT Win and it seemed to work.
> The editing feature inside the box is clumsy, but does work
> > Then I opened a copy of my ARRL DX SSB log with CT-DOS 10.04.001 and
> > to edit the log.
> > First CT-DOS would not read the opening page of the CT-WIN file (name,
> > club) stuff correctly. I thought both DOS and WIN files were the same.
> CT and CTWin are supposed to be .bin file compatible. After it wouldn't
> load, how did you succeed?. Do you have a copy of the .bin that refused
> to load, for me to debug?
> > Tried to edit the Time/Dates with "ALT-F" and it worked correctly.
> Did you fic the date ussing CT Dos Or CT Windows?
> > Can anyone verify my finding or tell me what I might have done wrong
> > I submit a "Bug Report" to Ken ???
> > PS: I've been using CT since Ver 5.07, so I'm not a newbie :-) !!!
> > TNX es 73
> > Bob, K1VU
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