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Re: [Xlog-discussion] CQ Mode and F4

From: Joop Stakenborg
Subject: Re: [Xlog-discussion] CQ Mode and F4
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 09:25:45 +0100

Op woensdag 27-02-2008 om 08:35 uur [tijdzone -1000], schreef Alastair
> After having played some more with xlog in contests, I think the need for  
> using Ctrl-A to add the QSO to the log is redundant, at least in CQ mode.  
> It takes up time at high rates. It should be sufficient, after the call  
> has been entered, the report sent and received, to just hit F4 to send  
> confirmation, and have that keystroke also execute the Ctrl-A function as  
> well, and have the cursor return to the callsign field. Or, even better,  
> just filling in the exchange info and hitting return could execute the F4  
> and Ctrl-A. This is similar to SD, for instance.
> In S&P mode, the Ctrl-A function could be executed after the report is  
> sent. There are times when the QSO is lost and the report is not received,  
> in which case the QSO would have to be deleted manually. But this is not  
> the usual occurrence, and the little bit of automation would be welcomed.

Thanks Al for commenting on this. I will have a look to see if I can add
this in the next version.

> Al NH7O

Joop PG4I

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