[WriteLog] CTY-1805 Contest Country Files - 02 June 2008
Jim Reisert AD1C
jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
Mon Jun 2 17:26:04 EDT 2008
The Contest Country (CTY) Files were updated on 02 June 2008.
Please follow the Installation link to find instructions for your
Here are the release notes:
2 June 2008 (CTY-1805)
*IMPORTANT:* This release represents a change in the file format.
Starting with this release, a '=' character will prefix full
callsigns in CTY.DAT, CTY_WT.DAT, CTY_WT_MOD.DAT and WL_CTY.DAT.
This is necessary to differentiate a full callsign like K7A in
Alaska from the prefix K7A (i.e. K7ABC should still be United
States, not Alaska).
This change has been tested with CT (both 9.92 and 10.03) DX Spider
(V1.55, build 0.12), CC Cluster (Version 1.146) and Writelog. N1MM
(V8.0.0) treats the calls the same as prefixes (i.e. as if the '='
was not used). If you are using software that does NOT support this
convention, exception callsigns will most likely be ignored for
country determination purposes (please ask your software developer
to support it). COUNTRY.DAT (NA), ARRL.CTY, CQWW.CTY and IARU.CTY
(CT 8 and earlier) will NOT change.
* 9M1CSQ and 9M1CSS are both East Malaysia, 9M6
* GB2GEO is Scotland, GM
* R150C is Asiatic Russia, UA9
* YU8/LZ1BJ is Kosova, YU8
73 - Jim AD1C
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