Category CW

Congratulations Helge ZS6HB

A COOL report: Well done Helge, the COOL CW Operators Club are extremely proud of you. Helge had logged his AWA contest QSO’s on The COOL and it was within minutes that we could see he, Ludwig and Ed were…

RST’s are back

Seems the world still needs 599’s ………. International contests require a separate RST, sent and received, even if it’s FIVE NINE NINE ….. So far available on the PC.

Second Cabrillo submission test

START-OF-LOG: 3.0CONTEST: ARRL-DX-CWCALLSIGN: ZS6BNELOCATION: MolopoCATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OPCATEGORY-ASSISTED: NON-ASSISTEDCATEGORY-BAND: 10mCATEGORY-POWER: LOWCATEGORY-MODE: CWCATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONEGRID-LOCATOR: KG34acCLAIMED-SCORE: 00001CLUB: The COOL CW Operators ClubCREATED-BY: The COOLNAME: EddieADDRESS: 50 Piet my vrou avenueADDRESS-CITY: Molopo Private ParkADDRESS-STATE-PROVINCE: Northwest provinceADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 2740ADDRESS-COUNTRY: South AfricaOPERATORS: ZS6BNESOAPBOX: First attempt at Cabrillo submissionQSO:…

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…

Mega CW QRS WEEK

From March 3rd till March 9th 2024 Each day from 17:30 till 18:30 CAT. Most of the slow CW on the bands take place on 20 meters – up between 14050 and 14060 KHz. However, if that band is closed…

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.…