[CQ-Contest] ARRL Contest logging question
tfwagner at snet.net
Tue Mar 9 04:56:25 PST 2010
It is not stored as an integer, otherwise you could not enter K or KW.
What is happening is that special characters (.,#$ etc.) are being
filtered from that entry field. Go to the log, right click on the
contact and edit the power. You can put 0.5 in there.
Tom - N1MM
Henk Remijn PA5KT wrote:
> I cant find anything about the number being an integer.
> The rules say:
> "DX stations send signal report and power (number indicating approximate
> transmitter output power). "
> So 0.5 (or 0,5 as the non-english speaking world would write it) is a
> good exchange and should be accepted by the logging software
> If this is just a couple of qso's I would make a note during the contest
> and at the end manually correct the carbrillo file.
> Btw, the rules dont say the unity of the power is supposed to be
> watts.So -3 (dbW) would have been a good number as well.
> Or 27 (dBmW)
> 73 Henk PA5KT
> Zack Widup schreef:
>> Well, since the accepted logging is in integers of watts, and you
>> can't log 0 watts, I'd go with 1. Either that or remove the QSO. I
>> That's a "gotcha."
>> 73, Zack W9SZ
>> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Yuri VE3DZ <ve3dz at rigexpert.net> wrote:
>>> I worked a guy who was using "500 mW" which is a half of a watt.
>>> How should I log it? N1MM Logger does not accept "0.5" or ".5" as a number.
>>> Yuri VE3DZ
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