Contesting

EDI format

Contest participants should use the electronic data file format to submit their logs to the contest manager in time.
To be able to do this, participants must use a contest program capable of generating a REG1TEST file.

EXPLANATION OF KEYWORDS

Keywords are defines as the word in front of the actual argument. The keyword is separated from the argument with an equal sign (=).

[REG1TEST;1]

REG1TEST;1 is the file identifier and the file version. It serves as indicator for which format and version is being used and where data begins.

TName

Argument describes the name of the contest in which the station participated.

TDate

Arguments describe the beginning and ending dates of the contest. Arguments are separated with a semicolon (;). Arguments are written as
YYYYMMDD.

PCall

Argument describes the callsign used during the contest.

PWWLo

Argument describes own World Wide Locator (WWL, Maidenhead, Universal Locator) used during the contest. Maximum length is six characters.

PExch

Argument describes own Exchange during the contest. This can be any type of information, e.g. Province, DOK, County, State, Power, Name.
Maximum length is six characters.

PAdr1

Argument describes the address of the QTH used during the contest, line 1.

PAdr2

Argument describes the address of the QTH used during the contest, line 2.

PSect

Argument describes in which section the station is participating. Synonyms to the meaning “section” are: class, category, group etc.

PBand

Argument describe which band was used during the contest. Please note the bands and which frequency range they represent in the table below:

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