Creating a Cabrillo template

It is your responsibility to create a template to export your log data, although of course there is nothing to stop anyone who has created and tested a template for a contest they are interested in to advertise its availability for others who wish to use it.

The format of the template is the same as a Cabrillo log file, beginning with START-OF-LOG and ending with END-OF-LOG. Dummy information or prompts may be entered for the various header fields, or they may simply be left blank, as they will be filled in when the log is created.

There must be only one QSO: line. In place of dummy contact data it must contain tokens, which occupy the space (character positions) used by this data and also define its content. In generating the Cabrillo log, KComm will simply replace each token that appears on this line by its corresponding item of data, padded out to the length of the token. Anything that is not a valid token will be left as-is.

Supported tokens are:

Token Replaced by
ffffff, fffff Frequency
mm Mode
dddddddddd Date (yyyy-mm-dd)
tttt Time (hhmm)
yyyyyyyyyyyyyy, yyyyyyyyyyyyy, yyyyyyyyyyyy Your call
sss RST sent
xxxxxx, xxxxx, xxxx Exchange sent
0000x, 000x, 00x, 0x Exchange sent, padded with zeros (must be numeric)
cccccccccccccc, ccccccccccccc, cccccccccccc His call
rrr RST received
wwwwww, wwwww, wwww Exchange received
0000w, 000w, 00w, 0w Exchange received, padded with zeros
gggg, gggggg Grid square (4- or 6-character format)

Note that only the exact token lengths shown in the table may be used.

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