[CQ-Contest] What's BUSTED ?

VR2BrettGraham vr2bg at harts.org.hk
Thu Mar 9 09:50:10 EST 2000

AA4LR suggested:

>I think the problem exists with some contesting software. Say someone 
>spots BD2X, which would be a new multiplier -- so it shows up in the 
>packet window. Someone else correctly spots 6D2X, who you've already 
>worked on that band. Since you've already worked, the corrected spot 
>doesn't appear, since the software filters it out. 
>However, if someone spots BD2XBUSTED, the software interprets it 
>similarly to BD2X, and displays it.

Yes, it looks to be a workaround for a particular program's behavior.

Hopefully, the behavior will be corrected so that everyone else need not
be subjected to the workaround.  Rather surprising that it's only
surfaced now...  ;^)

Software - it's only bug free when you stop using it.

73, VR2BrettGraham

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