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MSHV Set Up For FT4 DX Contest 2020

FT4 DX Contest 2020 is scheduled for the weekend of February 29 - March 1, 2020.
Begins: 29-February-2020, 12:00 UTC
Ends:    01-March-2020, 12:00 UTC

Read here for full details and contest rules.
 
 
1. Before contest:
  • Go to Menu File and View Log.
  • Export all old QSOs in ADIF: On Log Menu, "Export All in ADIF".
  • Then select all QSOs and delete them, At the start of the contest the Log needs to be empty for proper text highlighting, if you have had QSO B4.
  • After the contest, no problem to return all QSOs back to log from Menu "Add ADIF To Log".
2. Go to Options Macros, check "RTTY Roundup" RadioButton.
3. 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.
 
 
4. Go to Options "Radio And Network Configuration" in the table below, change default frequencies for FT4 for each band
FT4: ( 3.580-3.590, 7.080-7.090, 14.080-14.090, 21.080-21.090,  28.080-28.090 )
 
 
5. For DX stations, from the front panel app, set first serial number to 1 (SN:).
 
 
6. 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.
All logs must be emailed by 15-March-2020 at 23:59 UTC in Cabrillo format to europeanft8club@gmx.com
 

Do not use "Multi Answering Auto Seq Protocol FT4". It does not contain the contest protocols.

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