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Re: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints

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  • Tom Wagner
    Jamie -- The alternating format could probably be supported by toggling running mode on & off. I ll look into doing that when writing the contest module. 73,
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 6, 2002
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      Jamie --

      The alternating format could probably
      be supported by toggling running mode
      on & off. I'll look into doing that
      when writing the contest module.

      73,
      Tom
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jamie WW3S" <ww3s@...>
      To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 21:40
      Subject: Re: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints


      > Actually there is a set order the exchange should be in depending on
      whether
      > its your frequency or not. Remember the sprint has a qsy rule and if you
      are
      > the answering station then your call should be sent at the end of
      > transmission ie N1MM nr 123 jim pa de ww3s then most contesters know its
      my
      > freq. I answer the next station by K3ABC de ww3s nr 124 jim pa bk I
      believe
      > both NA and TR support this unique exchange format.
      >
      > 73
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Andy Faber" <andrew.faber@...>
      > To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:18 PM
      > Subject: Re: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints
      >
      >
      > > Hi Tom,
      > > In sprint, everyone sends the info in the same order: #, name, QTH.
      In
      > > my cqpwin program, I treat it just like SS. That is, I allow the info
      to
      > be
      > > added with or without spaces, then parse it to separate out the three
      > > components. Last year I sent you my SS routine for doing that, and the
      > > sprint one is similar, but a bit shorter. If you would like the code,
      I'd
      > > be happy to send it on.
      > > 73, andy, ae6y
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Tom Wagner" <tfwagner@...>
      > > To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 0325
      > > Subject: Re: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints
      > >
      > >
      > > > Sprint is not yet supported. It looks like it might
      > > > deserve an interface like SS. That is, allow the
      > > > user to enter the exchange in any order.
      > > >
      > > > Do participants send the info out of order or
      > > > is it pretty much nr name & state/prov/country?
      > > >
      > > > I can't promise support by 9/8. I still have
      > > > the configurer rewrite and other work to
      > > > do before then.
      > > >
      > > > 73,
      > > > Tom
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: "eudamac3" <eudamac3@...>
      > > > To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 13:52
      > > > Subject: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > > OK, I think I'm ready to try this....
      > > > >
      > > > > I plan to do the NCJ CW Sprint, Sept 8. This will be the first time
      > > > > I've done a 'test at all from my home station. A Logger user
      > > > > suggested N1MM logger, in response to a posting I made on another
      > > > > group about free 'test logging software (I'm trying to blaze new
      > > > > trails in budget hamming, and $50 for a logging program could lead
      to
      > > > > divorce - e.g. free is fundamentally required).
      > > > >
      > > > > On the N1MM Logger page, I don't see specific support for the NCJ
      > > > > Sprints. Is there a way to set the SW up to automate this?
      Exchange
      > > > > is Serial, Name, and State (for us NA types). I've never operated
      > > > > any 'test software in a 'test with serial numbers; my main 'test is
      > > > > FD using club-supplied CT. Has anybody used Logger in a Sprint?
      How
      > > > > do you set it up? Is there anything else I need to know? I note
      > > > > that NAQP is supported, but it's a different exchange from the
      > > > > Sprints, so it didn't seem an automatic "yes".
      > > > >
      > > > > Platform: Pentium 120MHz laptop, 32M RAM, W95
      > > > > Rig: Hybrid boatanchors (Drake)
      > > > >
      > > > > The "Quick Tour" page makes a big deal out of setting up the radio
      > > > > port and packet port. I hope the SW runs without requiring a
      > > > > controllable radio or packet! Besides, in the Sprint, spotting is
      > > > > disallowed.
      > > > >
      > > > > The "Quick Tour" in step 3, says to connect the sound card? What
      > > > > would I be doing that for? Keying might be handy, but I'd have to
      > > > > build an interface, and may not have time between now and then to do
      > > > > so. My TX has negative grid-block keying at about 70VDC, I think.
      > > > > Most likely would be bad news to connect it to a PC port! So I
      > > > > figure I'll just continue to use ye olde keyer and paddles.
      > > > >
      > > > > Um, guess that's it.
      > > > >
      > > > > If you hear a fumble-fingered KG6 who rips along at 35wpm during the
      > > > > few cogent times when he's got things figured out, it might be
      me....
      > > > >
      > > > > FM
      > > > >
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    • Tom Wagner
      Yes Andy, I d like the code. I never implemented your code for ss, as I already had that working. (Although, as I recall, yours was a bit more forgiving.) I
      Message 2 of 6 , Aug 6, 2002
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        Yes Andy, I'd like the code. I never implemented
        your code for ss, as I already had that working.
        (Although, as I recall, yours was a bit more
        forgiving.)

        I definitely want to support sprint like ss.

        73,
        Tom
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "Andy Faber" <andrew.faber@...>
        To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:18
        Subject: Re: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints


        > Hi Tom,
        > In sprint, everyone sends the info in the same order: #, name, QTH. In
        > my cqpwin program, I treat it just like SS. That is, I allow the info to
        be
        > added with or without spaces, then parse it to separate out the three
        > components. Last year I sent you my SS routine for doing that, and the
        > sprint one is similar, but a bit shorter. If you would like the code, I'd
        > be happy to send it on.
        > 73, andy, ae6y
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "Tom Wagner" <tfwagner@...>
        > To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 0325
        > Subject: Re: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints
        >
        >
        > > Sprint is not yet supported. It looks like it might
        > > deserve an interface like SS. That is, allow the
        > > user to enter the exchange in any order.
        > >
        > > Do participants send the info out of order or
        > > is it pretty much nr name & state/prov/country?
        > >
        > > I can't promise support by 9/8. I still have
        > > the configurer rewrite and other work to
        > > do before then.
        > >
        > > 73,
        > > Tom
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: "eudamac3" <eudamac3@...>
        > > To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
        > > Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 13:52
        > > Subject: [N1MM] NCJ Sprints
        > >
        > >
        > > > OK, I think I'm ready to try this....
        > > >
        > > > I plan to do the NCJ CW Sprint, Sept 8. This will be the first time
        > > > I've done a 'test at all from my home station. A Logger user
        > > > suggested N1MM logger, in response to a posting I made on another
        > > > group about free 'test logging software (I'm trying to blaze new
        > > > trails in budget hamming, and $50 for a logging program could lead to
        > > > divorce - e.g. free is fundamentally required).
        > > >
        > > > On the N1MM Logger page, I don't see specific support for the NCJ
        > > > Sprints. Is there a way to set the SW up to automate this? Exchange
        > > > is Serial, Name, and State (for us NA types). I've never operated
        > > > any 'test software in a 'test with serial numbers; my main 'test is
        > > > FD using club-supplied CT. Has anybody used Logger in a Sprint? How
        > > > do you set it up? Is there anything else I need to know? I note
        > > > that NAQP is supported, but it's a different exchange from the
        > > > Sprints, so it didn't seem an automatic "yes".
        > > >
        > > > Platform: Pentium 120MHz laptop, 32M RAM, W95
        > > > Rig: Hybrid boatanchors (Drake)
        > > >
        > > > The "Quick Tour" page makes a big deal out of setting up the radio
        > > > port and packet port. I hope the SW runs without requiring a
        > > > controllable radio or packet! Besides, in the Sprint, spotting is
        > > > disallowed.
        > > >
        > > > The "Quick Tour" in step 3, says to connect the sound card? What
        > > > would I be doing that for? Keying might be handy, but I'd have to
        > > > build an interface, and may not have time between now and then to do
        > > > so. My TX has negative grid-block keying at about 70VDC, I think.
        > > > Most likely would be bad news to connect it to a PC port! So I
        > > > figure I'll just continue to use ye olde keyer and paddles.
        > > >
        > > > Um, guess that's it.
        > > >
        > > > If you hear a fumble-fingered KG6 who rips along at 35wpm during the
        > > > few cogent times when he's got things figured out, it might be me....
        > > >
        > > > FM
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
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