Category COOL

Cabrillo submission test

Minor things need to change. Seems the world still find value in 599. Is it only us that wonder about things like this ….. ? I filled in the form fields and copied and pasted the cabrillo text before submission.…

My 50th year as a radio amateur

It all started after joining the SARL in January 1974 as a short wave listener number ZS6-102, a young high school student in standard eight starting at a new high school in Alberton. A year later, after writing the November…

Exchange fields no longer hyperlinks

During the old RaDAR days it made sense to exchange ten character grid locators and these locator were stored as hyperlinks on The COOL pointing to aprs dot fi or Google maps.. That no longer makes sense as the exchange…

New modifications to The Uploader

Traditionally ten character grid locators were evaluated as the exchange during RaDAR chellenges. These fields have since been used for all kinds of exchange evaluations but applicable to The COOL specifically. Kieth, ZS6HI uses an off line logger – Log4OM.…

COOL Evaluation of the AWA contest

Participants that logged on The COOL Evaluated results COOL Evaluator results for the AWA contest today. Note this isn’t the official result and I as admin did a little tweaking to the logs, like finer than a kilohertz frequencies rounded,…

Download your COOL Logs as text

Much like when you do an ADIF download you can do a text file log download using the same selection criteria. Now the COOL can supply you with a legal log document that resides on your PC that is doesn’t…