[WriteLog] YODX module bug report
al9a at mtaonline.net
Sun Aug 31 22:18:13 EDT 2014
This was the first time I've ever operated in the YO DX contest so my first
experience with that module. The first thing I noticed was that the Band
Map did not indicate any mult stations. All stations were either Blue (good
one) or Red (dupe), but no Yellow ( new mult).
Also the Parameter setup window is out of date for the various Categories
now used in this contest. According to the rules it sounds like they
recently changed the Category designations. Another problem for me was once
a Category was selected everything grayed out and no changes could be made
to select a different category. In my case I selected SO AB HI as my
category, but due to crappy propagation all my QSOs were on 20M. I tried to
change from AB to SB, but since the categories were grayed out I couldn't
doe it. I ended up editing the Cabrillo category line post contest to
SO-AB-CW HP since it appears they no longer have a single band category.
From: Bud Trench
Sent: August 31, 2014 8:30 AM
To: Writelog ; n9oh at arrl.net
Subject: [WriteLog] YODX module bug report
I noted two bugs with the YO DX Contest Module.
WriteLog Version 11.21P, yodx module version 126.96.36.199, Windows 7.
Scoring: Per the rules, Romanian stations are worth 8 QSO points. Romanian
stations with a YO in their prefix are correctly assigned 8 QSO points;
Romanian stations with a YP, YQ or YR prefix are incorrectly assigned 4 QSO
Broadcast score: I select the "Broadcast score..." option from the
"Contest" pull down. I fill in the information on the "Log submission
details" window. When I push OK, I get a popup saying "Must set Bands of
operation." However, the "Band" pulldown is not active on the "Log
submission details" window.
73 Bud AA3B
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