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MSHV Set Up For FT8 Roundup Contest

The first serious FT8 contest is scheduled for the weekend of December 1-2, 2018.
See https://www.rttycontesting.com/ft8-roundup/ for full details and contest rules.
 
1. Go to Options Macros, check "ARRL RTTY Roundup" RadioButton.
2. Manually type in the US State or Canadian Province in the "Exch:" box. If you are outside the USA and Canada, type DX in the box.
 
 
3. Go to Options "Radio And Network Configuration" in the table below, change default frequencies for FT8 for each band (3.590, 7.090, 14.130, 21.130 or 28.078), by double clicking each band row.
 
 
4. For DX stations, from the front panel app, set first serial number to 1 (SN:).
 
 
5. After the contest, go to File "View Log", from Log Menu choose "Export In Cabrillo" function, set up Contest Name, Start and Stop contest date/time and other fields, then press OK and your log will be generated in "ExportLog" Directory.
6. Open log file in notepad, find line "CONTEST: ARRL-RTTY" and rename to "CONTEST: FT8-RU" save and send to  ft8-ru@cqww.com   .
 
 

Do not use "Multi Answering Auto Seq Protocol FT8". It does not contain the contest protocols.

Please use MSHV ver. 2.04 or WSJT-X ver. 2.0.0-rc5 or higher versions.

LZ2HV 2015