Mike Gilmer - N2MG
9 Dec 2001 17:40:14 -0800
The Cabrillo log is certainly suitable for that. Anyone can do a "cut" of the first few lines (summary); Excel even allows any number of initial lines to be left out of any import.
On Sun, 09 December 2001, "Alan C. Zack" wrote:
> I like to use the .log file to import to excel. After it is a excel file
> you can do sorts to change the way the data is listed. For example you can
> do a sort by call sign, then you will have all the calls listed in
> alphabetical order so you will see quickly on how many bands you worked
> that rare DX station you have been needing.
> Mike Gilmer - N2MG wrote:
> > Actually, the files are not all that similar. The "wrong" one has no summary info at the start.
> > One is the old ARRL format (a somewhat predecessor to Cabrillo). Certainly it is no longer really needed. Generating it seems to only add to the confusion.
> > How about a new command, CABRILLO, that generates <mycallsign>.CBR ?
> > Mike N2MG
> > On Sun, 09 December 2001, "N7MAL" wrote:
> > >
> > > Can someone explain, preferably AD1C or K1EA, why CT generates 2 similar
> > > files, .LOG & .TXT ? It seems to my simple mind all this confusion about
> > > which file to send could be eliminated if only one file were generated.
> > > Perhaps Trey, N5KO, who fathered CABRILLO, could come up with a new,
> > > dedicated, file extension .DUM. We would all know then all .DUM files go to
> > > contest committees.
> > >
> > > (P.S. I forwarded a copy of this to my good friend N5KO)
> > >
> > > MAL N7MAL
> > > BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
> > > http://www.ctaz.com/~suzyq/N7mal.htm
> > >
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