al9a at mtaonline.net
Mon Nov 19 23:44:20 EST 2012
There is another undocumented use of %B, at least in RTTY. If you program
an F key memory location with %B and then during a contest enter a call but
can't break his pileup hitting the F key with %B puts the call onto the Band
Map. Not sure if this works in CW or not.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay WS7I" <ws7ik7tj at gmail.com>
To: <writelog at contesting.com>
Sent: November 19, 2012 4:31 PM
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] %B
> Look in the help file under CW messages.
> the letter "B"
> The characters in the memory between a %B and a following %B are ignored
> (and not sent) unless the current Entry window has at least one character
> in its CALL field and that call sign is a duplicate on the Entry window's
> current band. Under these conditions, the characters between the %B's are
> sent, and any characters following the final %B are ignored. If there is a
> %C before the %B in the memory, then when the "/Special case/" for %C
> described above is in effect, the dupe check is also held until you tab or
> space out of the CALL field. In this special case, only one pair of %B
> characters will be correctly processed, and they must appear after the %C
> On 11/19/2012 5:19 PM, Stephen Colello wrote:
>> Sorry, but I can not remember what %B does in CW. Plan to operate this
>> weekend in the CQWW CW, looked at my old macro's and I had this one with
>> a %B. Went to the help files, but I need the plain English version.
>> Getting old--can't remember from one year to the next. Need more notes.
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