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MAKE_EDI


This stand-alone Windows software converts GenLog R1 VHF log files to the EDI format, and is supplied free with GenLog. This application writes a file with most fields filled, requiring only minimal editing - if any.

Normally you write just one EDI file at a time. The output file is named `urCall.log` and is written to the folder where MAKE_EDI resides, which would normally be your GenLog folder. When you click a log file, the station data for that band is displayed. An error message is displayed when the file selected isn`t an R1 VHF Contest log. Each time you write an EDI file, the previous version with the same filename is overwritten.

EDI files for multiple bands:
An EDI file is required for each band (as separate contests) in multi-band events. So use a different GenLog file for each band activated - 144R1_03.log, 432R1_03.log, etc. You can move between bands by just clicking the log filename.

Use MAKE_EDI post contest to output an EDI file for each band. You can either write one file at a time or write several at once. Select 144R1_03.log, 432R1_03.log, etc from the files list-box. Use the <Ctrl> key and the mouse to multi-select several files. When you write the files, a different filename is used for each EDI file - urCall1.log, urCall2.log etc. Rename these files as necessary before E-mailing them to the contest sponsor.

Station information can be saved for each band. Use the `Bands` pull-down combo box to edit. Use the up/down arrows to view. The DXCC prefix data file [ dxcc_pre.dat ] is required to count the DXCC countries worked, even though not used as multipliers in the R1 VHF contests. 

Note:
As with other file write functions, copy NOTEPAD to the logging folder to have GenLog automatically open the file after writing it.