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Other present files in the Win-Test's directory :
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Other present files in the Win-Test directory :
 
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* wt.ini : Win-Test's initialization file. DO NOT MODIFY !!!
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* *.dtb : Database files. You cannot edit them. There are different files depending on the contest specifications.
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* cty.dat : DXCC countries file. Updated by AD1C. The latests versions are available at http://www.contest-country-files.com/
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* oblasts.dat : Oblasts determination file (used in the RDXC contest).
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* cty_cqm.dat : R-100 countries file (used in the CQ M contest).
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* mode.dat : Allocation of the principal modes in the bands. Used by Win-Test to specify the mode of the incoming spots regarding their frequencies.
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* gridsquare_map.bmp and map.dta : Files used by Win-Test to draw the gridsquares and world maps. You cannot edit them. DO NOT MODIFY !!!
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* Other files (.dat) : Zones equivalence files. Depending on the contest, they allow to use equivalent wordings when capturing the received report.
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* <tt>wt.ini</tt>: Win-Test's initialization file. It contains information that was saved from a previous Win-Test session like callsign, grid locator, address, window positions and color settings. Do not modify - unless you know what you are doing. (''TODO: is there a way to start Win-Test with a different wt.ini file so that one can keep templates for different situations?'').
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* <tt>*.dtb</tt>: Database files. They are in binary format, you cannot edit them. There are different files depending on the contest specifications.
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* <tt>cty.dat</tt>: DXCC countries file. Updated by AD1C. The latests versions are available at http://www.contest-country-files.com/
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* <tt>oblasts.dat</tt>: Oblasts determination file (used in the RDXC contest).
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* <tt>cty_cqm.dat</tt>: R-100 countries file (used in the CQ M contest).
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* <tt>mode.dat</tt>: Allocation of CW, SSB, RTTY sections inside amateur bands. Used by Win-Test to gather the mode of the incoming DX spots by frequency. It may be necessary to adapt this file to your needs especially on 40m CW.
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* <tt>gridsquare_map.bmp</tt> and <tt>map.dta</tt>: Files used by Win-Test to draw the gridsquares and world maps. You cannot edit them.
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* Other files (<tt>*.dat</tt>): Regional multiplier files. Depending on the contest, they allow Win-Test to predict and automaticallly fill in the received report.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:52, 10 August 2006

Other present files in the Win-Test directory :

  • wt.ini: Win-Test's initialization file. It contains information that was saved from a previous Win-Test session like callsign, grid locator, address, window positions and color settings. Do not modify - unless you know what you are doing. (TODO: is there a way to start Win-Test with a different wt.ini file so that one can keep templates for different situations?).
  • *.dtb: Database files. They are in binary format, you cannot edit them. There are different files depending on the contest specifications.
  • cty.dat: DXCC countries file. Updated by AD1C. The latests versions are available at http://www.contest-country-files.com/
  • oblasts.dat: Oblasts determination file (used in the RDXC contest).
  • cty_cqm.dat: R-100 countries file (used in the CQ M contest).
  • mode.dat: Allocation of CW, SSB, RTTY sections inside amateur bands. Used by Win-Test to gather the mode of the incoming DX spots by frequency. It may be necessary to adapt this file to your needs especially on 40m CW.
  • gridsquare_map.bmp and map.dta: Files used by Win-Test to draw the gridsquares and world maps. You cannot edit them.
  • Other files (*.dat): Regional multiplier files. Depending on the contest, they allow Win-Test to predict and automaticallly fill in the received report.

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