Another thing to consider is that many hams begin their contesting
careers at multi-op stations, and later build their own contest
station. Initial experience with a contesting program at the multi is
likely to be carried forward.
Personally, I operate both single-op and at a multi. In my opinion
Writelog does a great job for me as a single op, including SO2R.
However, there are basic features lacking for the multi environment,
such as a 10 minute rule counter. In addition, the ongoing problem
of duplicate and missing serial numbers, while perhaps not violating
any contest rules, is disconcerting, and has kept at least one big
multi station, that I'm aware of, from using WL.
73 Barry W2UP
On 11 May 01, at 12:39, Scot Herrick wrote:
> Hi Andy,
> Well, the reason I wanted to collect just for the Multi-Ops is because
> I operate a lot from these stations and Multi-Op stations have some
> very specific and very different needs as compared to a single op or
> in general how WriteLog works. I figured if I could concentrate on the
> one subject, it's easier to focus on updating one section of the
> For example, the networked frequencies window is used in a multi
> environment showing on what frequency (including splits) each radio is
> operating. That allows others to pass multipliers to the other
> stations. Don't need that in a single-op environment.
> Our program author watches a lot, says little, and writes more code in
> his spare time then most ham radio programmers combined. So look for
> the features in the upgrades, not on the reflector. And keep making
> the suggestions!
> CU...Scot, K9JY
> See WriteLog's complete user manual at
> K9JY's WriteLog site http://www.k9jy.com
> > Hi Scot,
> > Your idea to collect and summarize ideas and proposals is great. But
> > why only for the big guns? There have been numerous proposals on
> > this reflector to further improve WriteLog but I do not think I have
> > ever seen any comments from the program author.
> > So Scot, would you also be prepared to collect proposals which
> > would enhance
> > WriteLog in general?
> > In any case, here are the issues from my previous mails:
> > 1. Enable CW/LSB as alternative to the default CW/USB. This is a set
> > and forget thing so I don´t mind having to change the WriteLog.ini
> > file.
> > 2. Enable dual VFO operation as a "two radio" set up.
> > 3. Make the/some macro buttons programmable with user written rig
> > control commands. I like to be able to select filters for example.
> > 4. Make it possible to send CW from more than one com port (but only
> > one at a time) for multi radio set up.
> > 73
> > Andy DF3IAL SM4CNN
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