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FW: [wsjtgroup] QST: Most needed Grid Databases

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  • Randy Tipton
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    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 13, 2006
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      FYI

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Randy Tipton [mailto:wa5ufh@...]
      > Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 4:57 AM
      > To: 'Lee Scott - AA1YN'
      > Subject: RE: [wsjtgroup] QST: Most needed Grid Databases
      >
      > Snip: > If you wold like, I could incorporate this database into my VHF &
      > Up database so any user with a password can make the necessary changes.
      > It
      > > could be hosted on my commercial server.
      > >
      > > Lee - AA1YN
      >
      > This is good news for those interested in the WSJT "Most Needed Grids"
      > list. Lee (AA1YN) will be providing the "Databases" for the most needed
      > grids. For those familiar with his work we know it will be "best in
      > class".
      >
      > I am sure when Lee has the changes made he will be providing more
      > information to the wsjtgroup. Thanks to all those who share an interest in
      > this initiative.
      >
      >
      > Tip (WA5UFH)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Lee Scott - AA1YN [mailto:aa1yn@...]
      > > Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 9:31 PM
      > > To: Randy Tipton
      > > Subject: Re: [wsjtgroup] QST: Most needed Grid Databases
      > >
      > > Hi Randy,
      > >
      > > If you wold like, I could incorporate this database into my VHF & Up
      > > database so any user with a password can make the necessary changes. It
      > > could be hosted on my commercial server.
      > >
      > > Lee - AA1YN
      > >
      > > At 07:57 PM 10/12/2006 -0500, you wrote:
      > > >Bruce and I, (N5SIX & WA5UFH) have tried to develop a method for WSJT
      > > >operators to increase their totals of WSJT grids worked.
      > > >
      > > >We chose to use "Databases" where users can enter "their most needed
      > > grids".
      > > >This database provides others with the opportunity to assist those
      > > needing
      > > >their grid by identifying them so schedules could be made; plus rover
      > > >stations could use it to identify needed grids for possible rover
      > contest
      > > >planning.
      > > >
      > > >A second database is provided for WSJT Rover stations. It is hoped that
      > > all
      > > >WSJT Rover << capable >>stations will enter information here. Rovers
      > can
      > > >post grids they operate from plus potential grids they could offer.
      > This
      > > >database would provide information as to grids known to be activated or
      > > >potential grids that could be offered if asked.
      > > >
      > > >The last database is simply a place to enter "rover" contacts you have
      > > made
      > > >using WSJT modes. This database documents what is possible with WSJT
      > > >portable, mobile or rover operations.
      > > >
      > > >A note about the databases:
      > > >The baseportal databases are a free service. There is no guarantee
      > these
      > > >services are permanent however I have used them for well over a year
      > > without
      > > >any interruptions.
      > > >
      > > >Database security:
      > > >Everyone can enter data however only WA5UFH and N5SIX can modify or
      > > delete
      > > >records. This is necessary for security however anyone who has the
      > > resources
      > > >to improve this method please contact us. It would be nice if
      > individuals
      > > >could have a password for each entry so quick changes could be made.
      > > >
      > > >If an entry error is made we recommend first reentering the data
      > > correctly
      > > >and then email us to have the bad entry removed.
      > > >
      > > >Several rover stations had input developing this process. We hope this
      > > can
      > > >become a useful tool and perhaps enhancements added over time.
      > > >
      > > >The link to the databases can be found on the WSJTGROUP WebPages.
      > > >
      > > >http://www.ykc.com/wa5ufh/
      > > >
      > > >Bruce (N5SIX) & Tip (WA5UFH)
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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      > > >wsjtgroup-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > > >
      > > >Activity Periods http://www.ykc.com/wa5ufh/
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      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Lee Scott - AA1YN http://www.aa1yn.com
      > > Home of the VHF & Up Register http://www.aa1yn.com/vhf
      > > Home of the VHF Talk chatroom http://vhftalk.aa1yn.com
      > > Hooksett, NH
      > > FN43gc52
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