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=Configuration=
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Articles on how to configure Win-Test...
 
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This is about how to configure win-test.
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== One-time configuration ==
 
== One-time configuration ==
  
Things which need to be configured once only, rather than on a per-contest basis:
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Some of Win-Test's configuration only needs to be done once and is saved for future contests. This includes:
* [[Interfaces|Interface configuration]]<br>''Instructions on setting up your rig, CW, SO2R interfaces etc''
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* [[RTTY|RTTY configuration]]<br>''Instructions on setting up WinTest for RTTY''
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; [[Interfaces|Interface configuration]]  
* [[Networking|Setting up networking]]<br>''How to set-up the Win-Test networking in a multi-op environment''
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: ''How to control your rig, CW keyer, DVK, SO2R interfaces etc.''
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; [[FAQ:DX_Cluster_and_wtDxTelnet|DX Cluster configuration]]
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: ''How to connect Win-Test to DX Clusters, CW Skimmer, or TNCs using '''wtDxTelnet'''''
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; [[Rotators|Rotator configuration]]
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: ''How to connect Win-Test to your rotators using '''wtRotators'''''
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; [[RTTY|RTTY configuration]]  
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: ''How to set up Win-Test for RTTY''
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; [[Networking|Networking]]
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: ''How to set up Win-Test networking in a multi-op environment''
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; [[WT.INI|Win-Test Initialization file]]
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: ''Changing Win-Test default parameters in WT.INI file''
  
 
== Pre-contest configuration ==
 
== Pre-contest configuration ==
 
   
 
   
A description of what one needs to undertake prior to the start of each contest with Win-Test:
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A description of what one needs to do prior to the start of each contest with Win-Test:
 
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* [[New_Log|Creating a new log for the contest]]
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** Also how to open an existing log and enabling automatic loading of a log on Win-Test start
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* [[DVK_CW_Messaging|Configuring Digital Voice Keyer & CW messages]]
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* [[Positioning_Windows|Positioning windows and setting fonts]]
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** [[HamCAP|Interfacing HamCAP]]
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* [[Contest_Objectives|Loading contest objectives]]
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* [[Contest_Databases|Installing contest-specific databases]]<br>''How to install contest-specific databases for exchange guessing''
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* [[DX_Cluster|Setting up DX cluster access]]
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** [[DX_Cluster/Telnet|Via telnet]]
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** [[DX_Cluster/Packet|Via packet radio (TNC)]]
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[[Main Page|Back to Main Page]]
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# [[New_Log|Create a new log for the contest]] - ''Also describes how to re-open an existing log and how enable automatic loading of a log when Win-Test starts''
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# [[Menu:Options#Country_files...|Download the latest country file]] - Select CTY_WT_MOD.DAT instead of CTY.DAT for best results
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# [[Check_Partial_and_Np1_Files|Install the latest super-check partial file (MASTER.SCP)]]
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# [[DX_Cluster|Set up DX cluster access]]
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## [[DX_Cluster/Telnet|Via telnet]]
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## [[DX_Cluster/Packet|Via packet radio (TNC)]]
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# [[DVK_CW_RTTY_Messaging|Program Digital Voice Keyer (DVK), CW and RTTY messages]]
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# [[Positioning_Windows|Position windows and set fonts]]
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# [[Database_Files|Install contest-specific databases for exchange guessing]] (optional)
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# [[Menu:Tools#Load_an_objective_file|Load contest objectives]] (optional)
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# [[HamCAP|Interface HamCAP]] (optional)

Latest revision as of 00:43, 10 December 2016

Articles on how to configure Win-Test...

One-time configuration

Some of Win-Test's configuration only needs to be done once and is saved for future contests. This includes:

Interface configuration
How to control your rig, CW keyer, DVK, SO2R interfaces etc.
DX Cluster configuration
How to connect Win-Test to DX Clusters, CW Skimmer, or TNCs using wtDxTelnet
Rotator configuration
How to connect Win-Test to your rotators using wtRotators
RTTY configuration
How to set up Win-Test for RTTY
Networking
How to set up Win-Test networking in a multi-op environment
Win-Test Initialization file
Changing Win-Test default parameters in WT.INI file

Pre-contest configuration

A description of what one needs to do prior to the start of each contest with Win-Test:

  1. Create a new log for the contest - Also describes how to re-open an existing log and how enable automatic loading of a log when Win-Test starts
  2. Download the latest country file - Select CTY_WT_MOD.DAT instead of CTY.DAT for best results
  3. Install the latest super-check partial file (MASTER.SCP)
  4. Set up DX cluster access
    1. Via telnet
    2. Via packet radio (TNC)
  5. Program Digital Voice Keyer (DVK), CW and RTTY messages
  6. Position windows and set fonts
  7. Install contest-specific databases for exchange guessing (optional)
  8. Load contest objectives (optional)
  9. Interface HamCAP (optional)