[CQ-Contest] Power Entry

Tree N6TR tree at kkn.net
Tue Feb 19 13:59:44 EST 2002

K1TTT (is that pronounced K-one-thousand?) asks:

> > Furthurmore - for the ARRL DX contest - all received power levels
> > are converted to a numeric value for checking purposes.  Thusly,
> > KW, 1K, K and 1000 are all equal.  So are 5, 05, 005 and 00000005.
> > 
> > Tree N6TR
> > n6tr at arrl.org
> are 'att', '2tt', 'nnn', 'nn' etc also converted?


>From the ARRL web page:

4.2 DX stations send signal report and power (number indicating 
    approximate transmitter output power). 

a, t, n and e are not numbers.  They are CW abbreviations used to
communicate a number.  

I do convert K or KW to 1000 however.

Tree N6TR
n6tr at arrl.org

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