[CQ-Contest] What's BUSTED ?
vr2bg at harts.org.hk
Thu Mar 9 09:50:10 EST 2000
>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.
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