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Re: [Tlf-devel] ARRL SS Cabrillo File Write

From: Jim Smith
Subject: Re: [Tlf-devel] ARRL SS Cabrillo File Write
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 12:49:40 -0600

On Mon, 06 Nov 2006 19:15:08 +0100
Rein Couperus PA0R <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 09:18 -0600, Jim Smith wrote:
> > I know the developers are hard at doing ham radio right now, but
> > maybe one of the users can answer my question.
> > 
> > How in the heck do you get Tlf to write the Cabrillo file properly
> > for ARRL Sweepstakes?  When I enter ':write', I have put in my
> > exchange any
> > number of different ways, and for the life of me I cannot get tlf to
> > write my section [MO] in the exchange part of every entry.  It wants
> > to
> > force a "1" there, and either append my section on the call worked,
> > or ignore it completely.
> > 
> > Have any of the folks using this for sweepstakes figured this out?
> > Thanks.
> The standardexchange needs to be written as 'Q91MO' (prec, check,
> section, no spaces...), the serial number is taken from the log file.
> I repaired a bug in writecabrillo.c, which produced a buffer overflow.
> The bug is fixed in attached writecabrillo.c, in case you need it to
> generate your cabrillo for the SS.

Thanks--what I was not doing was entering the data with no spaces.  Did
that and it worked just fine [even before the patch].  

Thanks again for your help.  I'll write that down for next year's SS.


73, Jim N0OCT

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