[Trlog] Multi Multi serial numbers? [Fwd: [3830] CaQP NE6LE M/MCntyExp HP]

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Tue Oct 7 12:43:40 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 10:08:16AM -0600, Steve London wrote:

> > I don't think there is a work around for having two stations on the same band.
> > That is a very difficult situation that I am not sure ANY software package
> > has really implemented well.  It would require a reservation system where 
> > one entity is handing out numbers that get used
> This is exactly what Brand N contest logging software does to deal with this 
> issue. Seems to work well.
> > - and sometimes the QSO falls
> > apart and the number never gets used.
> True, but is that really a problem ? It just means that some QSO numbers are 
> never handed out. A more interesting issue with a reservation system is that 
> sometimes the numbers get sent out-of-chronological order.

All true.  Well - the simple fact is that TR Log never attempted to implement
the reservation system.  It assumed you would sent unique QSO numbers per band
/mode and not have two rigs trying to work the same band/mode.


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