[SD-User] SDI - Island Ref Format in ADIF
Martyn.Johnson at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Aug 2 07:42:25 EDT 2005
> If the log is then converted to ADIF spec via SDICHECK for import into a logging program the format is then no in compliance with the ADIF spec. The correct IOTA ADIF format is 5 character which must include the hyphen (e.g.) EU-005.
It's more complicated than that.
SDICHECK actually seems to put IOTA in the record twice, both with and without a hyphen. Here is an example from my log:
<Call:4>YM0T <Mode:3>SSB <Band:3>20M <Freq:6>14.300 <RST_Sent:2>59 <RST_Rcvd:2>59
<QSO_Date:8>20050730 <Time_On:4>1737 <SRX:3>315 <IOTA:5>AS159 <IOTA:6>AS-159 <STX:3>015
It will depend on the interpreting program which one of these wins!
More information about the SD-User