[TRLog] 6 band change rule
Tue, 05 Mar 2002 19:09:17 +0000
What's going on here ? There is a 6 band change/hour rule for M/S in ARRL
DX. No need to keep track of any 10 minute clock. TR already handles the 6
band change/hour rule just fine by setting the HOUR DISPLAY to BAND CHANGES.
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>Subject: [TRLog] 6 band change rule
>Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 10:02:11 -0800
> > Keeping up with the 6 band change rule for ARRL M/S is a mess. Why do
> > have a feature in TR to help keep up with this? We had a 10 min clock
> > worked great? Is this too hard to add? We made 2 mistakes this
> > I asked ARRL how I could remove those QSO's so not to hurt the station
> > worked. Now they say we have to be M/M for 2 mistakes. BS anyone else
> > just wipe the QSO's and send in the log, happens all the time.
>I think the first sentence answers the question asked in the second
>better than I can.
>While I haven't tried to put a specific feature in to deal with the 10
>rule, I did try doing off time once or twice. I gave up and took it out.
>Whenever I have thought about putting something like this in, I end up
>in all of the special cases that come up. I have done this enough times,
>I try to refrain from thinking about them.
>This is also an interesting case - since I am also the one doing the log
>with the software. Special cases like this are impossible to deal with. I
>"not count these two QSOs in one log, but make sure they don't count as
>the other logs" without a lot of manual work - and prone to errors.
>There are no easy answers. I can look into adding some kind of feature to
>management of the 10 minute rule easier - but I can't guarantee that the
>thing won't happen again.
>You have probably put yourself at a disadvantage by trying to do the right
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