[CQ-Contest] NWT

Ed Parish K1EP k1ep at arrl.net
Wed Dec 11 11:08:01 EST 2002

At 08:17 AM 12/11/02 -0500, Pete Smith wrote:
>At 01:23 PM 12/10/02 -0800, Tree wrote:
>>Allowing it to be called anything else will result in confusion.  The
>>robot is doing its job by alerting you to the problem in real time
>>so that you can fix it with a quick edit to your file.  I realize
>>that some might not like the NWT designation - but I would suggest
>>they need to take this up with whomever made up that list on the
>>ARRL web site - not the robot author.
>Tree also doesn't mention it, but it is trivial for the logging software to accept virtually anything people send and enter the correct abbreviation in the log.  TR Log already does that, and I'm astounded if the other major programs don't.

Actually, here is the line from the SEC.DAT file in CT.  The first entry is the "official" abbreviation, and the subsequent entries are acceptable entries.

YT:         YT,YU,NW,VE8,VY1; VE

Funny, NWT is not an accepted abbreviation, I guess I will have to add it...

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