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Re: cw serial number style

Dave Sumner
 

Rich, the standard in SS is to not send leading zeroes at all.

Good luck to all. I am QRT this weekend.

73, Dave K1ZZ


On Nov 3, 2018, at 12:08 PM, Richard Lee <W2EG@...> wrote:

Hello all,

I am trying to get set up for SScw. For serial numbers, I would like to have leading zeros sent as O and all other numbers sent full. I have gone to 'Config Ports, etc,' 'Function Keys,' and selected the appropriate cut number style (O1234567890), and checked the box that says send cut numbers, and finally the 'OK' box at the bottom. When I press F1, what I get is 0A for my first contact. I have used the macro '#' in the F1 script box. I get the 0A whether or not I have the send cut numbers box checked.

Any suggestions?

Thanks for any help and for reading.

73, Rich, W2EG

cw serial number style

Richard Lee
 

Hello all,

I am trying to get set up for SScw. For serial numbers, I would like to have leading zeros sent as O and all other numbers sent full. I have gone to 'Config Ports, etc,' 'Function Keys,' and selected the appropriate cut number style (O1234567890), and checked the box that says send cut numbers, and finally the 'OK' box at the bottom. When I press F1, what I get is 0A for my first contact. I have used the macro '#' in the F1 script box. I get the 0A whether or not I have the send cut numbers box checked.

Any suggestions?

Thanks for any help and for reading.

73, Rich, W2EG

Sweepstakes

Tom - N1MM
 

Today is the ARRL CW Sweepstakes. Some tips: http://www.arrl.org/sweepstakes

1. Make sure you fill out the exchange correctly. Look up your precedence at the ARRL site and enter it as shown in the Exchange textbox in the contest setup dialog. 
2. Remove 5NN or {SentRSTCut} or whatever from your RUN and S&P CW messages. Put them back after the contest.
3. Practice the exchange.  The exchange textbox will parse the exchange for you and MAKE ASSUMPTIONS about which number is the number and which is the check.  There is ambiguity with one and two digit numbers, so as a precaution, always enter in couplets. e.g. 12A or 77CT  If a number is attached to a precedence, it will ALWAYS be interpreted as a serial number.  If attached to a section, it will ALWAYS be interpreted as a number. 
4. The frame above the exchange tells you how the program interpreted what you typed.  
5. You may enter the data multiple times. The last data entered is used. Watch the frame to see this work.  123A 55CT 56CT will be interpreted as 123A 56CT.
6. You may enter a callsign in the exchange textbox and it will override what is in the callsign textbox. Just press space and type the correct call. 
7. Call history will fill in only the check and section. Make sure they are correct. If they don't need to be reentered.  e.g. 56CT 123A is fine. Watch the exchange frame to see how it works. 

Practice this NOW, not at 2050 UTC.
Good luck!

73, 
Tom - N1MM 

Re: Control T for Tuning

John Bednar
 

Tom,

 

Hard to believe with all of the K3 users out there.

Are you using software with the K3 that may corrupt the radio communications?

 

John, K3CT

 

From: N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io <N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io> On Behalf Of Thomas Rieff (K0YR)
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2018 7:04 AM
To: N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io
Subject: Re: [N1MMLoggerPlus] Control T for Tuning

 

The radio is a K3 and the starting modeis USB.
Tom, K0YR

Re: Control T for Tuning

Thomas Rieff (K0YR)
 

The radio is a K3 and the starting modeis USB.
Tom, K0YR

Re: Control T for Tuning

John Bednar
 

Tom,

 

What is the radio model and what is the starting mode?

 

John, K3CT

 

 

From: N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io <N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io> On Behalf Of Thomas Rieff (K0YR)
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:45 AM
To: N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io
Subject: [N1MMLoggerPlus] Control T for Tuning

 

When using Control T for tuning from N1MM it does not seem to return to the same mode when I hit escape key to end Control T. If I hit Control T again it will return to the right mode.
Is there a setting for this or is it just a quirk I need to work around.
Tom, K0YR

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Jim W7RY
 

Now that I sent that... I did more research.. Since I was wrong...


No FCC rule says that /R is required for a repeater. BUT it used to be.

A long time ago, the FCC issued repeater licenses. WR7ACE (the 146.940 repeater on Mt. Spokane in Spokane Washington for example) was one of them.

Later in life, the FCC stopped doing that and did not require a separate repeater station license. So you simply used the owners (trustees) callsign with a /R at the end. 

Now that has been dropped too. So adding the /R to a repeater is no longer needed. 
Even though most repeaters still do.

73
Jim W7RY


While I agree with you, what about all those repeaters that sign WR6ABC/R? That would seem to indicate portable operation from Russia.

Rich KE1B

On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 4:04 PM Rich Seifert <ke1b@...> wrote:


On Nov 2, 2018, at 9:40 AM, David Sumner <sumner@...> wrote:


[snip]

(c) One or more indicators may be included with the call sign. Each indicator must be separated from the call sign by the slant mark (/) or by any suitable word that denotes the slant mark. If an indicator is self-assigned, it must be included before, after, or both before and after, the call sign. No self-assigned indicator may conflict with any other indicator specified by the FCC Rules or with any prefix assigned to another country.


While I agree with you, what about all those repeaters that sign WR6ABC/R? That would seem to indicate portable operation from Russia.

Rich KE1B

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Jim W7RY
 

what about all those repeaters that sign WR6ABC/R? That would seem to indicate portable operation from Russia. 

No... Now that IS an FCC requirement! Please read the rules!

73
Jim W7RY
 


On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 4:04 PM Rich Seifert <ke1b@...> wrote:


On Nov 2, 2018, at 9:40 AM, David Sumner <sumner@...> wrote:


[snip]

(c) One or more indicators may be included with the call sign. Each indicator must be separated from the call sign by the slant mark (/) or by any suitable word that denotes the slant mark. If an indicator is self-assigned, it must be included before, after, or both before and after, the call sign. No self-assigned indicator may conflict with any other indicator specified by the FCC Rules or with any prefix assigned to another country.


While I agree with you, what about all those repeaters that sign WR6ABC/R? That would seem to indicate portable operation from Russia.

Rich KE1B

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Andreas Rehberg
 

A scotsman could sign as MM0MM/MM
Or M/MM0MM/M when driving in England..

73, Andy, just DF4WC
.
Am 02.11.18, 22:45, Skip <k6dgw@...> schrieb:

KE1B/M [all the M's belong to the UK], KE1B/AM [AM belongs to Spain], and KE1B/PM [PM belongs to Indonesia] would seem to be non compliant.  Apparently the FCC's "don't care bin" is bigger that we think. [:-)  KE1B/P is apparently compliant as the P's are split between countries and always have a letter or digit following.  KE1B/MM is open for discussion ... Mxxxxx is the UK but you're not supposed to be /MM unless you're in international waters and not subject to the FCC?

73,

Fred ["Skip"] K6DGW
Sparks NV DM09dn
Washoe County

On 11/2/2018 2:33 PM, David Sumner wrote:
Beats me, Rich. Repeaters are not relevant to N1MM+ but of course VHF contest rovers are.

I suppose this falls into the very large "the FCC doesn't care" bin. As a practical matter there's not much chance of confusion.

Dave K1ZZ




Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Skip
 

KE1B/M [all the M's belong to the UK], KE1B/AM [AM belongs to Spain], and KE1B/PM [PM belongs to Indonesia] would seem to be non compliant.  Apparently the FCC's "don't care bin" is bigger that we think. [:-)  KE1B/P is apparently compliant as the P's are split between countries and always have a letter or digit following.  KE1B/MM is open for discussion ... Mxxxxx is the UK but you're not supposed to be /MM unless you're in international waters and not subject to the FCC?

73,

Fred ["Skip"] K6DGW
Sparks NV DM09dn
Washoe County

On 11/2/2018 2:33 PM, David Sumner wrote:
Beats me, Rich. Repeaters are not relevant to N1MM+ but of course VHF contest rovers are.

I suppose this falls into the very large "the FCC doesn't care" bin. As a practical matter there's not much chance of confusion.

Dave K1ZZ




Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Dave Sumner
 

Beats me, Rich. Repeaters are not relevant to N1MM+ but of course VHF contest rovers are.

I suppose this falls into the very large "the FCC doesn't care" bin. As a practical matter there's not much chance of confusion.

Dave K1ZZ


On Friday, November 2, 2018, 5:04:16 PM EDT, Rich Seifert <ke1b@...> wrote:




On Nov 2, 2018, at 9:40 AM, David Sumner <sumner@...> wrote:


[snip]

(c) One or more indicators may be included with the call sign. Each indicator must be separated from the call sign by the slant mark (/) or by any suitable word that denotes the slant mark. If an indicator is self-assigned, it must be included before, after, or both before and after, the call sign. No self-assigned indicator may conflict with any other indicator specified by the FCC Rules or with any prefix assigned to another country.


While I agree with you, what about all those repeaters that sign WR6ABC/R? That would seem to indicate portable operation from Russia.

Rich KE1B

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Rich Seifert
 



On Nov 2, 2018, at 9:40 AM, David Sumner <sumner@...> wrote:


[snip]

(c) One or more indicators may be included with the call sign. Each indicator must be separated from the call sign by the slant mark (/) or by any suitable word that denotes the slant mark. If an indicator is self-assigned, it must be included before, after, or both before and after, the call sign. No self-assigned indicator may conflict with any other indicator specified by the FCC Rules or with any prefix assigned to another country.


While I agree with you, what about all those repeaters that sign WR6ABC/R? That would seem to indicate portable operation from Russia.

Rich KE1B

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Jamie WW3S
 

As someone who has operated from a Bermuda several times, the written authorization from the telecommunications minister clearly said WW3S/VP9......


On Nov 2, 2018, at 12:15 PM, Rich Seifert <ke1b@...> wrote:



On Nov 1, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Jan <pa4jj@...> wrote:

I (and many others here in EU) always use the prefix of the country where I am before my own call. So 9A/PA4JJ or PJ2/PA4JJ
In my opninion this is how it should be done because you are operating from a different country prefix than your own.

73
Jan
PA32EUDXF

It’s not only your (correct) opinion, it’s the LAW. Stations operating outside their home DXCC entity MUST use the national prefix of the country they are in, followed by their home callsign (when this is their call).

From Jamaica, you should have signed 6Y/K4AJA.

(FYI: The only exceptions are USA stations operating in Hawaii or Alaska (which are separate DXCC entities); they sign K1ABC/KL7 or K1ABC/KH6. Also, USA stations operating in Canada sign K1ABC/VE3 or similar. It’s because we have a separate radio treaty with Canada.)

Rich KE1B (and often VP5/KE1B, 9Y/KE1B, EA8/KE1B, and many more)

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Dave Sumner
 

Well...no. The law is whatever the local administration says it is. Recommendation T/R 61-01 does specify that the local prefix comes first, and I agree with Jan that this is the best arrangement. However, if you have a license that says, for example, that your callsign is K4AJA/VP9 then that's what you must sign.

The FCC doesn't care whether its licensees append portable designators indicating their DXCC location, and also doesn't care whether it goes in the front or the back if either the contest rules or personal preference dictates one or the other. FCC Rules, 97.119(c):

(c) One or more indicators may be included with the call sign. Each indicator must be separated from the call sign by the slant mark (/) or by any suitable word that denotes the slant mark. If an indicator is self-assigned, it must be included before, after, or both before and after, the call sign. No self-assigned indicator may conflict with any other indicator specified by the FCC Rules or with any prefix assigned to another country.

73,
Dave K1ZZ


On Friday, November 2, 2018, 12:15:58 PM EDT, Rich Seifert <ke1b@...> wrote:




On Nov 1, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Jan <pa4jj@...> wrote:

I (and many others here in EU) always use the prefix of the country where I am before my own call. So 9A/PA4JJ or PJ2/PA4JJ
In my opninion this is how it should be done because you are operating from a different country prefix than your own.

73
Jan
PA32EUDXF

It’s not only your (correct) opinion, it’s the LAW. Stations operating outside their home DXCC entity MUST use the national prefix of the country they are in, followed by their home callsign (when this is their call).

From Jamaica, you should have signed 6Y/K4AJA.

(FYI: The only exceptions are USA stations operating in Hawaii or Alaska (which are separate DXCC entities); they sign K1ABC/KL7 or K1ABC/KH6. Also, USA stations operating in Canada sign K1ABC/VE3 or similar. It’s because we have a separate radio treaty with Canada.)

Rich KE1B (and often VP5/KE1B, 9Y/KE1B, EA8/KE1B, and many more)

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Steve Bookout, NR4M
 

Whose ‘law’?
(Not being a ‘smart ass, here. )
US law law, Bermuda law or CEPT law?
He said the authorities in Bermuda were adamant he send XXXXX/VP9. I would think they would know how they want it  

73 de Steve, NR4M 


On Nov 2, 2018, at 12:15 PM, Rich Seifert <ke1b@...> wrote:



On Nov 1, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Jan <pa4jj@...> wrote:

I (and many others here in EU) always use the prefix of the country where I am before my own call. So 9A/PA4JJ or PJ2/PA4JJ
In my opninion this is how it should be done because you are operating from a different country prefix than your own.

73
Jan
PA32EUDXF

It’s not only your (correct) opinion, it’s the LAW. Stations operating outside their home DXCC entity MUST use the national prefix of the country they are in, followed by their home callsign (when this is their call).

From Jamaica, you should have signed 6Y/K4AJA.

(FYI: The only exceptions are USA stations operating in Hawaii or Alaska (which are separate DXCC entities); they sign K1ABC/KL7 or K1ABC/KH6. Also, USA stations operating in Canada sign K1ABC/VE3 or similar. It’s because we have a separate radio treaty with Canada.)

Rich KE1B (and often VP5/KE1B, 9Y/KE1B, EA8/KE1B, and many more)

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

ve3ki
 

That's the law in the USA. Laws in other countries may be different. You must obey the laws in the country your transmitter is located in. If the licensing authorities in Bermuda told them to sign K4AJA/VP9, then that's how they were legally required to identify.

73,
Rich VE3KI


On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 12:15 PM, Rich Seifert wrote:


On Nov 1, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Jan <pa4jj@...> wrote:
I (and many others here in EU) always use the prefix of the country where I am before my own call. So 9A/PA4JJ or PJ2/PA4JJ
In my opninion this is how it should be done because you are operating from a different country prefix than your own.

73
Jan
PA32EUDXF
It’s not only your (correct) opinion, it’s the LAW. Stations operating outside their home DXCC entity MUST use the national prefix of the country they are in, followed by their home callsign (when this is their call).
 
From Jamaica, you should have signed 6Y/K4AJA.
 
(FYI: The only exceptions are USA stations operating in Hawaii or Alaska (which are separate DXCC entities); they sign K1ABC/KL7 or K1ABC/KH6. Also, USA stations operating in Canada sign K1ABC/VE3 or similar. It’s because we have a separate radio treaty with Canada.)
 
Rich KE1B (and often VP5/KE1B, 9Y/KE1B, EA8/KE1B, and many more)

Re: Compound Calls and Dupes

Rich Seifert
 



On Nov 1, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Jan <pa4jj@...> wrote:

I (and many others here in EU) always use the prefix of the country where I am before my own call. So 9A/PA4JJ or PJ2/PA4JJ
In my opninion this is how it should be done because you are operating from a different country prefix than your own.

73
Jan
PA32EUDXF

It’s not only your (correct) opinion, it’s the LAW. Stations operating outside their home DXCC entity MUST use the national prefix of the country they are in, followed by their home callsign (when this is their call).

From Jamaica, you should have signed 6Y/K4AJA.

(FYI: The only exceptions are USA stations operating in Hawaii or Alaska (which are separate DXCC entities); they sign K1ABC/KL7 or K1ABC/KH6. Also, USA stations operating in Canada sign K1ABC/VE3 or similar. It’s because we have a separate radio treaty with Canada.)

Rich KE1B (and often VP5/KE1B, 9Y/KE1B, EA8/KE1B, and many more)

New Super Check Partial files available VER20181102 (02 NOV 2018)

Stu K6TU
 

A New release of the Super Check Partial database files is available at:

http://www.supercheckpartial.com

Calls in the MASTER.DTA file: 39,947

If you would like to contribute your CABRILLO format logs for the SCP database, please send them at any time.

The easiest thing to do is to bcc the following email address:

logs@...

...when you submit your log to the sponsor’s robot after each contest.

Please DO NOT send ADIF files!

You can send more than one log attachment in a single email BUT PLEASE DON’T SEND THEM IN A ZIP file!

If you want to check the version of the SCP files you are using, look for a call beginning with “VER2". Every SCP file includes the version number in the list of calls in the format VERYYYYMMDD.

The next release of the database will be at the beginning of December 2018. Any requested changes or deletions of callsigns received by NOON PST on December 1st, 2018 will be included in that release.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SEND ADD/CHANGE MESSAGES WITHOUT ATTACHED LOGS OTHERWISE I PROBABLY WON’T SEE YOUR REQUEST due to the email processing robot.

Please let me know if you find any bad calls in the files.
Thanks again to all the contributors!
Stu K6TU

Re: Problem with focus running N1MM+ and Wine

 

An update on the status of this problem.  Switching from wine-stable to wine-devel appears to fix the problem with the pull down menus going away.  But, wine-devel has a new problem that causes N1MM+ to throw an error on each log event from WSJT-X.

So I'm living with wine-stable and latest N1MM+.

jeff, wa1hco

Re: SO2R - No comm with radio 1; radio 2 window displays both radios alternately

Joe Subich, W4TV
 

In N1MM ports, I am using COM1 for both radios. In the setup both
are set to 19200, 8 data no parity 1 stop bit. Radio 1 CIV address
is 6E. Radio 2 is 6F.
N1MM+ does not support two radios on the same serial (COM) port. You
must use two ports and two serial to CI-V interfaces - one for each
radio.

73,

... Joe, W4TV


On 2018-11-01 7:52 PM, AB2ZY wrote:
Win 7
N1MM+ version 1.0.7300.0
2x IC-756PRO III civ addresses 6E and 6F
Microham u2R
CAT communications on COM1 (real com port) using Icom CI-V splitter device.
I'm just setting up SO2R for the first time.
I have setup DXlab commander with the two radios. If I select radio 1 I get to see the status of radio 1 and control it. If I select radio 2, the same. Therefore basic CAT communications seem to work correctly.
In N1MM ports, I am using COM1 for both radios. In the setup both are set to 19200, 8 data no parity 1 stop bit. Radio 1 CIV address is 6E. Radio 2 is 6F. I thought I had it working late yesterday but upgraded N1MM today and it has not worked since. The bizarre symptom is that the window for Radio 1 displays the wrong frequency and the bandmap window says to reset radios which does not help. In radio 2 window, the display keeps flashing between USB and LSB, which corresponds to the current settings on the actual radios. If I switch radio 1 to USB, the flashing stops. It looks like N1MM is trying to display both radios in the window for radio 2.
Help?
Al
AB2ZY