RE: [N1MM] Re: CQWWCW Cabrillo categories
- Thanks, Paul.
I see your log is now in, and accepted as a checklog:
2011 CQ World Wide DX Contest, CW
Name: Paul Holmes
Log Deadline: 2011-12-21 23:59:59 UTC
Received at: 2011-12-02 13:28:19 UTC
Reported QSOs: 43
Confirmation #: 1287191.cq-ww-cw
Thank you for entering the contest and submitting your log in Cabrillo
format. Please review the information listed above and, if necessary,
resubmit the log to make any corrections.
CQ WW Director
CQWW Contest Committee
From: N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com [mailto:N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of m6zse34
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2011 7:46 AM
Subject: [N1MM] Re: CQWWCW Cabrillo categories
Thanks Bob, that seems to have hit the spot.
This is the first checklog I have entered and when creating the N1MM log, in
the OPERATOR CATEGORY I selected CHECKLOG and thought it would be a normal
log and of course R2D2 thought otherwise.
That's one for the future, and, once again, many thanks
--- In N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com, "Bob Naumann" <W5OV@...> wrote:
> It's not clear what category you intended to enter but I think you wanted
> to be a CHECKLOG otherwise that word would not be present.
> Your last submission has the following:
> CATEGORY: OPERATOR:CHECKLOG
> CATEGORY: TRANSMITTER-ONE
> CATEGORY: BAND-ALL
> CATEGORY: POWER-LOW
> None of this complies with the Cabrillo spec and N1MM did not create this
> the file had to be edited to look like this.
> If you wanted your entry to be a checklog, then all you need is one line:
> CATEGORY: CHECKLOG
> If you wanted single op all band low power, it should be as follows:
> CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL LOW CW
> There is usually no reason to edit the Cabrillo format file that N1MM
> generates. The CQWW has received thousands of N1MM created Cabrillo files
> just fine.
> If you must edit what the program creates, it would be a good idea to
> to the many on-line references of how Cabrillo format is supposed to be.
> We have to remember that the "robot" is programmed to recognize specific
> groups of words formatted precisely as in the Cabrillo specification. If
> does not match what it expects to see, it will reject it. Good enough does
> not work. It must match exactly what it is expecting.
> Many have been appending the word "ASSISTED" to the end of the CATEGORY:
> line in their Cabrillo log - this will not work.
> For example,
> CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL LOW CW
> To make this an assisted entry, many are trying this:
> CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL LOW CW ASSISTED
> While to the reader, this makes sense and we know what is intended, the
> Robot does not recognize this.
> It should instead be:
> CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP-ASSISTED ALL LOW CW
> Let me know if you have further trouble.
> Bob W5OV
> CQWW Contest Committee
> -----Original Message-----
> From: N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com [mailto:N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com] On
> Behalf Of m6zse34
> Sent: Friday, December 02, 2011 1:54 AM
> To: N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [N1MM] CQWWCW Cabrillo categories
> Could anyone who had a Cabrillo log accepted in the recent CQWWCW
> contest please display the category construction.
> My display was
> CATEGORY:SINGLE-OP ALL LOW CW
> selected when the log was generated.
> The robot rejected it and came back with
> Informative Messages from the Contest Robot ***
> [X] 'CHECKLOG-ALL' is not a valid CATEGORY-OPERATOR: -- I was expecting
> SINGLE-OP or MULTI-OP or CHECKLOG, so I set it to the default value of
> [X] No value is found for CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: -- I was expecting ONE or
> TWO or UNLIMITED, so I set it to the default value of ONE.
> [X] 'LOW' is not a valid CATEGORY-BAND: -- I was expecting ALL or 160M or
> 80M or 40M or 20M or 15M or 10M, so I set it to the default value of ALL.
> [X] 'ASSISTED' is not a valid CATEGORY-POWER: -- I was expecting HIGH or
> LOW or QRP, so I set it to the default value of HIGH.
> My N1MM is ver 11.11.3 so pretty new so is it generating incorrect
> categories, if so this must be happening to lots of others.
> I am limited to 10W so this HIGH power cat could put my licence in
> if seen by OFCOM. our regulating authority. Would appreciate your input
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