Difference between revisions of "Contest options"
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Note identifiers in parenthesis are item of tucnakwiz file.
- Name of the contest - name of Contest in free form.
- Callsign in contest - your callsign used in contest.
- Club station - callsign of your club station. Can be used to score more stations together but AFAIK unused.
- Your WWL - your World Wide Locator, f.e. JN69UN.
- Your EXC (pexch) - your optional exchange if it is used.
- Date of contest - Date of beginning of contest in the form YYYYMMDD. You can set future date to only prepare log for future contest.
- Only digits mean (tttype) - Parsing of two or more digits can be changed. Depending to atual contest they can be resolved as:
- none (0)
- RST-S (1)
- RST-R (2)
- QSO-NR-R (3)
- EXC (4)
- QSO NR used (qsoused) - three state checkbox, select if QSO number us unused (empty), used (X) or optional (O). In tucnakwiz file values are 0 for unused, 1 for used and 2 for optional.
- QSOp multi (qsomult) - Multipliers for every QSO. Normally 1.
- Global QSO NR (qsoglob) - QSO number runs globally for all bands.
- WWL used (wwlused) - WWL is unused, used or optional.
- WWL bonus (wwlbonu) - Bonus points added to QSO points for every worked WWL. Zero when unused.
- WWL multi (wwlmult) - WWL multipliers. Normally zero.
- Confirm WWL (wwlcfm) - If checked, op must to confirm WWLs from database by pressing Alt+X.
EXC is optional exchange used in various contests. It can be club member number, district code, category or some else string.
- EXC used (excused) - Describes if the EXC is not used, used or optional.
- EXC bonus (excbonu) - Bonus points added to QSO points for every worked EXC. Zero when unused.
- EXC multi (excmult) - EXC multipliers. Normally zero.
- Confirm EXC (exccfm) - If checked, op must to confirm EXCs from database by pressing Alt+E.
- EXC (exctype) - type of EXC:
- Free (1) - General type of EXC, not compared to database of valid EXCs.
- Verified (2) - Is allowed to enter only one of permitted EXCs. They are listed in database tucnakvexcXXX.
- WAZ (3) - EXC is WAZ zone
- ITU (4) - EXC is ITU zone
- DXC bonus (dxcbonu) - Bonus points added to QSO points for every worked DXC. Zero when unused.
- DXC multi (dxcmult) - DXC multipliers. Normally zero.
- RST used (rstused) - Describes if the RST is not used, used or optional.
- Default RS - Default report for SSB mode. Normally 59.
- Default RST - Default report for CW mode. Normally 599.
- Also for RST-R (defrstr) - Also received report is pre-filled. If checked, you will probably want to set Only digits mean to other exchange than RST.
- QSOp calc (qsop_method) - method of calculation QSO points. Look at Scoring.
- Total calc (total_method) - method of calculation total contest points from QSO points and multipliers. Look at Scoring.
Band setting and other
- Buttons representing each QRV band to allow modifying of Band settings. In tucnakwiz are band described by item bands, f.e. band=CE means contest if running only on 144 and 432 MHz.