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Re: [N1MM] NVQP thoughts

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  • KU7Y
    Hi Larry, Thanks for pointing that out. My mind was still in the days of paper logging I guess! And you are right, that is what the sponsors use for the
    Message 1 of 3 , May 14 9:27 PM
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      Hi Larry,

      Thanks for pointing that out. My mind was still in the days of paper
      logging I guess! And you are right, that is what the sponsors use for the
      On/Off times.

      OK, back in my hole,

      Ron, KU7Y
      SOWP 5545M
      Arizona Outlaws Contest Club
      Silver Springs, NV
      ku7y@...
      http://www.hatpinsandmore.com
      KX3 #0062
      DM09ji
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Larry Gauthier (K8UT)" <k8ut@...>
      To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: 14 May, 2013 4:02 AM
      Subject: Re: [N1MM] NVQP thoughts


      > Ron,
      >
      > The program's On/Off time calculations are based on the criteria used by
      > contest sponsors - all of which are triggered by recorded QSOs. You can
      > call
      > CQ for the full 48 hours, but if you don't log any QSOs you aren't
      > considered a contest participant.
      >
      > -larry (K8UT)
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: KU7Y
      > Sent: Sunday, May 12, 2013 9:23 PM
      > To: N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [N1MM] NVQP thoughts
      >
      > First let me say that N1MM worked great. No problems when I entered the
      > right exchange info!! :-)
      >
      > But after the contest was over, I used the on/off time window to see how
      > long I operated. It was showing something like 2 hours when I had really
      > spent about 18 hours CQing!
      >
      > My understanding is that any time you spend CQing or tuning around looking
      > for stations is operating time. It doesn't matter if you make any QSOs or
      > not.
      >
      > So, how do I get N1MM to show my active operating time without depending
      > on
      > QSOs? I would think that the program would only add Off Time if there was
      > no CQing or Radio Tuning going on.
      >
      > Or do I need to just log my on/off times and not worry about what the
      > program shows.
      >
      > And I fell in love with the AutoSend feature.
      >
      > Again, thanks to the whole crew for all their work.
      >
      > OK, back in my hole,
      >
      > Ron, KU7Y
      > SOWP 5545M
      > Arizona Outlaws Contest Club
      > Silver Springs, NV
      > ku7y@...
      > http://www.hatpinsandmore.com
      > KX3 #0062
      > DM09ji
      >
      >
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