[Trlog] Changing Auto QSL Interval on the fly
jimsmith at shaw.ca
Fri Dec 10 04:42:14 EST 2004
Before I started using auto qsl interval I used to just hit Esc once the
TU had been sent, thus aborting the sending of the rest of the stuff.
However, I found that I wasn't very consistent with this and sometimes
went 5 or 6 Qs with no ID. So I like the automated approach for its
73, Jim VE7FO
George Fremin III wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 11:47:30PM -0800, Jim Smith wrote:
>>One thing I tried in an attempt to turn Qs around a little faster in
>>CQWW CW was to ID after every third Q. I feel this is a reasonable
>>compromise between the need of the Runner for rate and the need of the
>>S&Per to not have to wait a long time to find out the Runner's call.
>If you are not hung on using the auto qsl interval you can
>do this several ways - one is to use the QUCIK QSL KEY and put
>your short non callsing TU in it and then use that to log and
>end QSOs when things are busy and use the ENTER key with the longer
>QSL message with your callsign in it to log and end the QSO.
>For those that do not like the idea of using two diffrent keys
>to log and end QSOs you can do a similar thing by using a method
>that N6TJ uses.
>Program the normal QSL message to be TU - this is sent with the enter key
>at the end of a QSO.
>Program your F1 CQ message to be your CALLSIGN.
>So when you are running and guys are calling you are sending
>TU at the end of each QSO - if you want to drop your callsign in
>just hit enter twice and after logging the QSO and sending TU
>a CQ message will be launched that is just your call so it will
>send TR N6TR on the air.
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