The problem is that the ARRL didn't archive the call sign of the station
It simply consists of a matrix of country and band/mode data. So these
dummy calls usually contain the country prefix, .e.g. 3ADUM.
I handled 3D2/R and 3D2/C by creating 3D2DUM0 & 3D2DUM1 for
each respectively. Each maps to the appropriate country. Confused yet?
I have to do all this extra work all because I didn't have off-site backup.
I'll be looking into Clublog as recommended by John, K9EL.
73 de K2WK - Walt - Virginia
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Reisert AD1C [mailto:jjreis...@alum.mit.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:30 AM
> To: Walt Kornienko
> Cc: DX4WIN Reflector
> Subject: Re: [Dx4win] Merging country files
> On Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 4:15 AM, Walt Kornienko K2WK wrote:
> > Due to a data loss long ago, I need to manually merge my country files
> > to get the proper mappings.
> Hi Walt,
> Send me the errors/changes and I'll add them to the next version of
> the country file, assuming they make sense. Note that the country
> file generally has the callsign that the DX station sent. For
> example, if you log the call as VK0/VK1ABC but the DX station actually
> sent VK1ABC/0, usually confirmed via QSL card, then the latter
> callsign is the one that is the country file and the one that should
> be in your log.
> 73 - Jim AD1C
> Jim Reisert AD1C, <jjreis...@alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us
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