[WT-support] Zone changing....not necessary!
nigel at G3TXF.com
Wed Oct 31 18:33:25 CET 2007
Sorry Tom, but I think you are missing the point. Of course, you CHECK the
incoming zone. Everyone does. But if you then do not have to CHANGE the Zone
in the log, then so much the better!
73 - Nigel G3TXF
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Wylie" <t.wylie at ntlworld.com>
To: <support at win-test.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [WT-support] Zone changing....not necessary!
> Personally I never believe the CTY files and check each zone
> as it comes in. The problem arrives mainly in the USA
> where they have made a bollox of their callsigns so that a
> W6 may well be in New York etc.
> I make changes manually to the Zone if necessary as I go
> along checking the zone each time. I never rely on the CTY
> files, guys move around all the time...
> Its only a couple of key strokes more.
> Nigel G3TXF wrote:
>> Hello Win-Test users,
>> Yes, I was also 'correcting' the incoming zone for virtually every W this
>> weekend. But it was entirely my fault!
>> I had not realised that there was a choice of Country Files, until Boris
>> T93Y kindly mentioned it on here during the Contest. [But even after
>> Boris' message I did not dare change the Country File myself during the
>> contest for fear of messing up my log!]
>> Wouldn't the answer be to make the CTY_WT_MOD.DAT the default Country
>> We could then forget about the other two. Uploading the latest version of
>> this file from within Win-Test is just so easy.
>> While I am on, I'd like to say that Win-Test once again added
>> to the fun of the contest, even though I was giving myself extra work in
>> changing so many incoming Zones, by using the wrong Country File!
>> 73 - Nigel G3TXF
>> Isn't perhaps the answer to this
>> problem to make the
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Mikhail Bondarev" <rl3bm at rl3bm.ru>
>> To: "I4UFH HRS" <support at win-test.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 4:06 PM
>> Subject: Re: [WT-support] Problem with zone guessing in 3.16
>>> Hi there!
>>> I don't had any problems using WT 3.17.0 in CQWW SSB exept some wrong
>>> zone numbers for Asiatic Russia (17 instead 18 etc..), but it seem to
>>> me this is a problem of a new CTY file.
>>> 73, Mike RL3BM
>>>> I had the same problem with WT 3.16. But after you enter the
>>>> full call, if you move over to the zone field and press Ctrl-W or
>>>> Ctrl-K to clear it, then press the space bar a couple times, WT
>>>> will usually fill in the correct zone.
>>>> Bob, N6TV
>>>> On 10/30/07, 4O3A <yt6a at cg.yu> wrote:
>>>> I had the same problems as Tonno. It was very frustrating to
>>>> know that you have to type correct zone almost on every W's and
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