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== During-contest specifics ==
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==Logging QSOs==
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* [[Menu:Options#Modify_standard_messages...|Programming messages]]
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* [[Menu:Windows#Log_Entry_.28Main_window.29|Using the log entry window]]
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==SO1R specifics==
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* [[SO1R/CW_Voice_Keyer|Automated CW generation, RTTY messages and voice keyers]]
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* [[SO1R/Radio_control|Radio Control]]
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* [[SO1R/Cluster|Use of Cluster spots]]
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* [[SO1R/Band_Map|Taking advantage of the Band Map feature]]
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==SO2R specifics==
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* [[SO2R/Second_radio_window|Learning the second radio window]]
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* [[SO2R/Shift_binds_second_radio|Using the 'shift binds second radio' option]]<br>''This feature changes some key assignments in Win-Test''
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*[[SO2R/Caps Lock bind to the secondary radio|Using the 'caps lock binds to secondary radio' option]]
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* [[SO2R/Advanced_SO2R|Using 'advanced SO2R' mode and setting up scenarios]]
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* Win-Test and the SO2R external devices
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** [[SO2R/EZMaster|Setting up the EZMaster for use with Win-Test]]
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** [[SO2R/MK2R|Setting up the MK2R for use with Win-Test]]
  
Articles related to using Win-Test during a contest:
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==Multi-op contesting==
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* [[Menu:File_new#Network_Parameters|Setting up station names and time synchronization]]
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* [[Text_commands#Multi_Operating|Using multi-op text commands]] to designate RUN/MULT, RUN1/RUN2, etc.
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* [[Menu:Edit#Move_in_my_log_only|Using move in my log only]] to edit QSOs
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* [[Multi-op/Passing|Passing multipliers between stations]]
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* [[Multi-op/Status_window|Understanding the status window]]
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* [[Multi-op/Deleting_QSO|If you need to delete a QSO during the contest]] - <b>DO NOT</b> use the 'delete QSO' feature
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* [[Multi-op/Clearing_all_logs_before_the_start|Clearing all logs before the start]]
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===Possible issues===
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* [[Multi-op/Issues/Sequential_serials|Sequential serial numbers between stations shared between both stations]]
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* [[Multi-op/Issues/Editing_serials|Editing the sequential serial numbering]]
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* [[Multi-op/Issues/Non_Multipliers|QSOs made by the Mult stations which are not multipliers]]
  
* '''''Single-op contesting'''''
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==Contest specific behaviour==
** SO1R specifics
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* Some notes about [[Contest specific behaviour|contest specific keys and parameters]], e.g. for [http://www.waedc.de WAEDC]
*** [[SO1R/CW_Voice_Keyer|Automated CW generation, RTTY messages and voice keyers]]
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*** [[SO1R/Radio_control|Radio Control]]
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*** [[SO1R/Cluster|Use of Cluster spots]]
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*** [[SO1R/Band_Map|Taking advantage of the Band Map feature]]
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** SO2R specifics
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*** [[SO2R/Second_radio_window|Learning the second radio window]]
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*** [[SO2R/Shift_binds_second_radio|Using the 'shift binds second radio' option]]<br>''This feature changes some key assignments in Win-Test''
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***[[SO2R/Caps Lock bind to the secondary radio|Using the 'caps lock bind to secondary radio' option]]
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*** [[SO2R/Advanced_SO2R|Using 'advanced SO2R' mode and setting up scenarios]]
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*** Win-Test and the EZMaster
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**** [[SO2R/EZMaster/Setup|Setting up the EZMaster for use with Win-Test]]
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* '''''Multi-op contesting'''''
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** [[Multi-op/Gabbing|Using message gabbing]]
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** [[Multi-op/Passing|Passing multipliers between stations]]
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** [[Multi-op/Status_window|Understanding the status window]]
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** [[Multi-op/Deleting_QSO|If you need to delete a QSO during the contest]]<br>''Do not use the 'delete QSO' feature''
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*** Possible issues
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**** [[Multi-op/Issues/Sequential_serials|Sequential serial numbers between stations shared between both stations]]
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**** [[Multi-op/Issues/Editing_serials|Editing serial numbers]] (e.g. if a machine crashes and one log is out of sync)
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* '''''Contest specific Behaviour'''''
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** Some notes about [[Contest specific behaviour|contest specific keys and parameters]], e.g. for [http://www.waedc.de WAEDC]
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== Post-contest specifics ==
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==Posting live score on-line==
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* In order to post live score on-line to [http://www.getscores.org getscores.org] you will need a third party software. Instructions and software to download can be found on the [http://5b4wn.com/main/index.php?m=10 www.5b4wn.com] web site.
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==Post-contest specifics ==
  
 
And finally, articles related to Win-Test and post-contest tasks:
 
And finally, articles related to Win-Test and post-contest tasks:
  
* [[Merging|Merging]] logs before exportation
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* [[Extracting log Information]]
* [[Cleaning]] the log  
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* [[Menu:File_new#Merge_Logs|Merging]] logs before exportation (see: [[Menu:File_new#Merge_Logs|Menu:File_new Merge_Logs]] chapter)
** Multi-op specific
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* [[Menu:File_new#Clean_log|Cleaning]] the log (see: [[Menu:File_new#Clean_log|Menu:File_new Clean_log]] chapter)
* [[Mailing]] the Cabrillo log to the contest sponsor
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* [[Creating]] the Cabrillo, Reg1Test or ADIF exports
* [[Exporting]] the contest log to your preferred logging program
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* [[Mailing]] the Cabrillo or Reg1Test log to the contest sponsor
 
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Latest revision as of 00:43, 10 December 2016

Logging QSOs

SO1R specifics

SO2R specifics

Multi-op contesting

Possible issues

Contest specific behaviour

Posting live score on-line

  • In order to post live score on-line to getscores.org you will need a third party software. Instructions and software to download can be found on the www.5b4wn.com web site.

Post-contest specifics

And finally, articles related to Win-Test and post-contest tasks: