[VHFcontesting] Declaring Bands for Score in ARRL VHF+ Contests
nate at natetech.com
Fri May 29 23:16:41 PDT 2009
Sorry, I posted my question before I saw this note from Sean.
Any software writers monitoring who'll be adding this feature to their
logging software to "tag" the bands desired in the very short time-
frame between now and contest?
On May 29, 2009, at 8:10 AM, Kutzko, Sean, KX9X wrote:
> It was asked how to enter an ARRL VHF Contest as a Limited
> Multioperator, make QSOs on more than 4 bands and list the bands you
> want counted for score in a Cabrillo log.
> After consulting with the log-checkers and the Robot administrators,
> this is the solution: use the CATEGORY-BAND: tag in your Cabrillo
> to list the bands you want to count for score.
> An example of a Limited Multioperator Cabrillo header is below:
> START-OF-LOG: 3.0
> CONTEST: ARRL-VHF-JUN
> CALLSIGN: W1AW
> NAME: HIRAM MAXIM
> ADDRESS: 225 MAIN ST.
> ADDRESS: NEWINGTON, CT 06111
> LOCATION: CT
> CATEGORY-OPERATOR: MULTI-OP
> CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: LIMITED
> CATEGORY-BAND: 6M 2M 2.3G 119G
> CATEGORY-ASSISTED: ASSISTED
> CATEGORY-STATION: FIXED
> OPERATORS: W1AW W1HQ W1INF
> Use these designators for the bands:
> Any QSOs found in your submitted log on bands other than the ones
> in the CATEGORY-BAND: tag will not be given QSO points or multiplier
> credit and will be used as a checklog.
> You will need to edit your CATEGORY-BAND: tag manually with your band
> choices after it has been generated by your logging software.
> This will allow you to submit your entire log and still declare what
> bands you want used for your final score.
> Sean Kutzko, KX9X
> Contest Branch Manager
> ARRL - The national association for Amateur Radio
> 225 Main Street
> Newington CT 06111-1494
> Telephone: 860-594-0232
> Fax: 860-594-0259
> email:skutzko at arrl.org
> Read the "Notes From The Contest Branch" blog at www.arrl.org/blog
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