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Repeat loop

Text command: RPT / NORPT
Menu: "TOOLS" -> "REPEAT LOOP"

Turns on or off the CQ repeat loop function.
After pressing F1 (CQ memory) and when message is transmitted, loop will wait for n seconds (default is 3 seconds) and if there isn't any key pressed in qso callsign field (or esc key), after n sec period is exceeded, content of F1 memory will be transmitted again automatically.
The setting time window appears like:

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Repeat loop status function is visible in Rate window, if it is activated.

Repeat loop timing function is visible in "Operating info" window.

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Also, if during transmitting of message any key is pressed in callsign qso filed (or esc key is pressed), transmit stops immediately and repeat loop is deactivated. It will be automatically restored when F1 key is pressed.

Intelligent Quick QSL

ALT+Q

Intelligent Quick QSL (IQQSL) is a tool for generating QSL messages depending on QSO criteria, based on 2 main choices:-

1. Basic QSO Number based
2. Adaptive QSO rate Based

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IQQSL automatically replaces the PLUS message in your message macros without having to change the PLUS macro.

Choice 1. Basic QSO numbers:-
This is the simplest option and will replace the PLUS message with the information set in the SHORT MESSAGE, then every X number of qso's, which is user set with the "send long qsl message after qso count" option, the LONG MESSAGE will be sent.
To enable, select this option and set the QSO count required.

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Choice 2. QSO rate based adaptive IQQSL:-
Using the QSO rate based option we can have more control over when the LONG QSL message is sent.
Criteria is set for 5 different calculated QSO rates, the number of QSO's used for the calculation can also be altered, the default is 3.
Using the default settings, as the instantaneous rate calculated by the last 3 QSO's increases, the long QSO message is sent if "Send long QSO every" X Seconds or "Send long QSO count of" X number is exceeded.

To enable, select this option and adjust the settings to suit your LONG QSL message requirements.

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QSL Message macros can be set for CW SSB or DATA modes

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Adding $QQSLRESET to the CQ message will reset the Intelligent Quick QSL counters, this should be used.

Intelligent Quick QSL has separate counters when using SO2R mode for R1 and R2.

Redefine keyboard keys

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DXL commands can be assigned to any of the keyboard keys (or combination of keys) using the functions in this window.

Once the redefine keyboard keys window is open, select the new key from the keyboard (or combination of keys) that you want to assign to a DXL command then press the original DXL command key (or combination of keys) you want to re-assign.

Once OK has been clicked and the redefine keyboard keys window has closed the new key (or combination of keys) will execute the DXL command along with to the old key (or combination of keys).

NOTE: This function does not remove the DXL command from the original key (or combination of keys), so keys that are already mapped in the DXL coding cannot be used as a redefined key (or combination of keys).

Data entry

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If you have a specific exchange database available for a specific contest, the pre-fill to the report field action can be:

  * Pressing the space bar - the report field is completed when you press the spacebar.
* Automatically - the report field is completed while you are typing the call-sign.
* After timeout - the report field is completed automatically after few seconds you have typed the call-sign.
     RUN mode
The "ENTER SENDS MESSAGES", better known as "ESM", enables the relevant CW/RTTY message to be sent by only using the "enter" key.
Message send logic is as follows:
* If cursor is on empty log callsign entry field - ESM will send "CQ". * If cursor is on the log callsign entry field with a callsign entered - ESM will send CALL+RST. In this case you need to move the cursor to the exchange field with the space bar. * When the exchange field is complete - ESM will send "TU" message and log the qso. * If the correct exchange information is not copied correctly then the exchange field must be left empty then: ESM will send "NR?" message (typically F6 memory).
     S/P mode
When in S/P mode ESM sends messages from the Search & Pounce section of CW messages Message send logic is as follows:
* If cursor is on empty log callsign entry field - ESM will send Search & Pounce "F1" message. * If cursor is on the log callsign entry field with a callsign entered - ESM will send the "INS" message. * To log the qso just hit "CTRL+PLUS"

switch to search & pounce mode.

 The following special keyboard shortcuts are available in the simulation:
CTRL+ALT(or AltGR)+PAGEUP/PAGEDOWN changes the monitor volume.
CTRL+ALT(or AltGR)+LEFT/RIGHT changes the receiver bandwidth.
SHIFT+UP/DOWN changes the RIT.

Message editors

Scripts Manager

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Support for custom written C# scripts, this enables additional functionality.

Custom scripts are written in C# language and they are compiled during DXlog.net runtime. Scripts can be assigned to shortcuts and will be executed when the shortcut key is pressed. Scripts can be called by name from CW/Digi message as macro command prefixed with "$!". For example, if CW/Digi message contains $!SCRIPT1, it will execute script with name SCRIPT1.


Load a targets file

Use this option load a rates target file for the contest you are operating in, file extension *.OBF is used

Export a targets file

Use this option to create a rates target file from the currently loaded contest, file extension *.OBF is used

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