Topband: Log Submission
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Mon Dec 19 11:29:24 EST 2005
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 10:47:09AM -1000, Ken Brown wrote:
> A couple of questions about my log submission:
> I used CT DOS IARU mode and am editing the log using word pad. The log
> submission robot can be very picky, so I want to get every detail right
> the first time.
> There is a "CLAIMED-SCORE:" line. I am not calculating my score and
> leaving that to the Boring robot. Should I leave that line in with no
> data, or remove it altogether?
> Can other blank unused lines, such as "CLUB:" be deleted, or does the
> robot want them, even if blank?
Remove or blank.
> Can repeated lines such as "ADDRESS:" and "OPERATORS:" which are blank
> be deleted, or does the robot need the exact number of lines even when
> some are blank?
Remvoe or blank.
> In the "CONTEST:" line, what is the correct format? "STEW"?, "SP"?,
> "SPTDC"?, "STEW PERRY"?, "STEW PERRY TBDC"?
Please see http://www.kkn.net/~trey/cabrillo. It will answer these types
> In CT IARU Contest mode there is a line "ARRL-SECTION: " . Obviously
> this is not applicable for the Stew Perry test. I presume I can just
> delete it, and I need to make a line which specifies my grid square.
> What is the exact format of that line? "GRID: BK29" ? Or
> "GRID-SQUARE: BK29"?
Don't add things not in the spec (which GRID isn't). I can see your sent
grid in the QSO entry.
> What about DUP contacts? I like to leave them in, so that the one that
> is in the other guys log does not get deleted. Is it okay (ie: no
> penalty, and the Boring robot will not count more than one QSO with a
> station) to leave DUPs in?
Always leave dupes in.
> I expect others may also need the answers to these questions in order to
> successfully submit their logs, so I think it is worthwhile to post on
> the reflector.
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