[Trlog] Novice/Tech QSO points in ARRL 10-meter contest

Tree tree at kkn.net
Tue Dec 6 23:13:30 EST 2005

On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 08:27:08PM -0500, Paul Kirley wrote:
> Rule 5.1.3 for this weekend's ARRL 10-meter contest specifies "Eight points for CW QSOs with US Novice or Technician Plus stations signing /N or /T (28.1 to 28.3 MHz only)."  
> While TRLog's DAT file and claimed score calculations show 8 points per /N and /T QSO, the Cabrillo file generated by POST shows the default 28000 frequency for every QSO.  This downgrades the /N and /T QSOs to 4-pointers in the final scoring.  
> For example, last year
> QSO: 28000 CW 2004-12-11 1407 W8TM          599 Oh     KA5PQD/N      599 Tx
> got me 4 QSO points (my final CW-only score was 4 times QSOs times mults, with final QSO and mult counts as claimed).
> An obvious workaround is manual editing of the frequency in the Cabrillo file generated by POST.  I don't know if there are alternative approaches.
> I thought that others might appreciate a warning about this quirk.

I don't believe the frequency is the issue.


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