Category CW

Evaluating the ZS4 Sprint.

Three COOL Loggers logged their sprint QSO’s on The COOL. Super COOL result were obtained between all. There is no specific evaluation option developed for the purpose but the QSL’s speak for themselves.

The COOL Sprint

I have written “The COOL Sprint” evaluator section of The Evaluator. I used our data for this month of March 2024 to test and processed according to the sprint rules above in which we hopefully will ALL take part in…

A Hamnet evaluation – Test phase

Firstly, welcome to Andrew ZS2G the moderator for the 40m Hamnet contest that took place this past weekend. The Evaluator has been enhanced to cater for this contest evaluation as a test case. Two test logs entered into The COOL…

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…