[CQ-Contest] N1MM Auto-spotting Change
hhamwv at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 21:45:59 EDT 2015
I updated N1MM+ today, and indeed it includes the revision to spotting.
The notes explain it thusly:
"For each Entry Window, do not auto spot QSOs if successive QSOs are on the
same frequency. This is for those who forget to set run mode when running.
(K6LL) (Coded by N1MM)"
73, Dave K3ZJ
On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 7:29 PM, Ken Low <kenke3x at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The key word here is "RUNNING." Nothing worse than seeing someone with
> "Spot all S&P QSOs" turned on when they are actually running a frequency
> > (Pro tip: You should be in Run mode then.) Dozens of mults that aren't
> > really there piled up in the band map on top of each other, so then I
> > to block the spotter to keep the bandmap and the mult window clear.
> "I am happy to report that, thanks to N1MM, this will be changed in the
> next release of N1MM Logger+.
> THANK YOU Steve !!!!
> There were a whole bunch of stations who polluted the band map last
> weekend by spotting while running. Even after being told repeatedly what
> was happening, they did nothing about it, and may not even have known how
> to change their own configuration. I can see how new or inexperienced ops
> at a Multi could have unknowingly done this.
> Anyway it was a huge waste of time for any Assisted op trying to keep an
> accurate band map.
> Ken KE3X
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