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Re: Remove Duplicates

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  • rudy62k
    Thanks, but the first person to reply told me that. Much of the rest of this part of the thread has devolved into a discussion of backups due to my
    Message 1 of 16 , Mar 9 7:40 PM
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      Thanks, but the first person to reply told me that. Much of the rest of this part of the thread has devolved into a "discussion" of backups due to my apparently ill-advised comment about the low suitability of LOTW as a log backup.



      --- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com, Peter Jordahl <k5gm@...> wrote:
      >
      > Rudy,
      > Non-removal of "zombie" duplicates is BUILT_IN to the LOTW system. No
      > one is able to remove them.
      > 73
      > Pete K5GM
      >
      > On Sat, Mar 9, 2013, at 07:10 PM, rudy62k wrote:
      > >
      > > I'm going to take that as a no, you don't know how to get rid of the
      > > duplicates, and let it go at that.
      > >
      > > ... and thanks for the help.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com, KA9JAC <ka9jac@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > well that depends,
      > > > Are your periodic backups daily or semi annual
      > > > If you do daily backups you need not worry about lotw for a backup
      > > > if you do backups randomly, then you may need consider doing them on a
      > > > routine basis (daily is good)
      > > > which is quite easy to do.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > rudy62k wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > You mean like the periodic backups I do to external storage?
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com <mailto:ARRL-LOTW%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > > KA9JAC <ka9jac@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > It is still a backup of your log, just not a clean one.
      > > > > > You really should know how, and have the ability to backup not just
      > > > > your
      > > > > > log, but anything of value on your pc.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > rudy62k wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > OK.. well, that eliminates using LOTW as a log backup, like I use QRZ
      > > > > > > and eQSL.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > <mailto:ARRL-LOTW%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > <mailto:ARRL-LOTW%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > > > > "Mark Robinson" <markrob@> wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > I believe the incorrect entry in the database is nicknamed a
      > > > > > > "zombie". There
      > > > > > > > is no way to remove it.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Just ignore it like the rest of us do. I have quite a few that I
      > > > > have
      > > > > > > > created over the years.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Mark N1UK
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > > > > From: "rudy62k" <rhatton@>
      > > > > > > > To: <ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > <mailto:ARRL-LOTW%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:ARRL-LOTW%40yahoogroups.com>>
      > > > > > > > Sent: Saturday, 09 March, 2013 7:34 AM
      > > > > > > > Subject: [ARRL-LOTW] Remove Duplicates
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >I uploaded my first log to LOTW last night. When I was signing the
      > > > > > > file, it
      > > > > > > > >showed one error, saying one call in the log was not valid.
      > > > > When it
      > > > > > > asked
      > > > > > > > >to ignore, I said yes, and uploaded the file.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I checked the upload. In the upper right corner, it showed 247 QSO
      > > > > > > > > records. When I search using a wildcard, the results showing 248
      > > > > > > records.
      > > > > > > > > The call that was flagged as an error dd not show, but another
      > > > > showed
      > > > > > > > > twice. When I searched for the specific call that was flagged as
      > > > > > > invalid,
      > > > > > > > > it showed in the search results. I re-uploaded the single call. I
      > > > > > > now show
      > > > > > > > > 248 QSOs, but the record that showed twice still does, the newly
      > > > > > > uploaded
      > > > > > > > > record shows, and when I search using the wildcard, I get 249
      > > > > records.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Does anyone know of a way to remove the duplicated record?
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Any and all appreciated.
      > > > > > > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
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      >
      >
      > --
      > Pete Jordahl, K5GM
      > k5gm@...
      >
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