[ct-user] Checking ARRL Ten minute rule
WE9V Chad Kurszewski
WE9V Chad Kurszewski <Chad_Kurszewski@css.mot.com>
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 17:24:04 -0600
I've written a program that (appears) to check the NEW ARRL
10-minute rule, as defined on the ARRL page:
Each transmitter is limited to 6 band changes (maximum) in any clock hour.
1. The clock hour is from zero through 59 minutes.
2. Band changes are defined so that, for example, a change
from 20 meters to 40 meters and then back to 20 meters
constitutes two band changes.
This only works for CT.
It is a Windows based file only. No DOS. (The only compiler I have.)
Use it on the (call).LOG file, which is the ARRL suggested output file.
I wasn't sure on rule #1 above, so if you have a QSO on 20M at 0159z
and a QSO on 15M at 0200z, it counts it as a band change for the 02z
hour. (You changed bands at 0200z, so I counted it.)
If you are a M/S, or M/2 station, and would like to get this utility,
send me a private e-mail and I will email you a MIME attachment of the
If there is a huge demand, and others can prove it works (I just
wrote it today, and only tested it on 1 other computer), maybe
AD1C can make it available on the CT files web page.
Chad Kurszewski, WE9V e-mail: WE9V@qth.com
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