VK Contest Log
The new home of VK Contest Log (VKCL)
specialising in Australasian contests
but also covering some international ones too.
VKCL Version 3.11
18th June 2015
Ver, 3.11 of VKCL is the latest version for all contests at this time.
John Moyle Field Day
The rules for the John Moyle Field Day have not changed but to help the contest manager a couple of changes have been made in this version of VKCL as follows:
Please update your copy of VKCL to create a log that is easier for the contest manager to process. Submit only the text log identified above, without converting it to a Word or PDF documents.
A slash-0 font is now available which differentiates letter-O and digit-0 more unambiguously.
The installation process for Version 3 is identical to the previous version. The new version installs into a different folder, C:\VKCL3 by default, and a shortcut labeled VKCL3 will appear on your desktop. The two versions can co-exist in the same computer, and if necessary, run at the same time without interference to each other.
The help files for Version 3 are still a work in progress, but the operation of the new version is very similar to the previous version, except that it is no longer limited to a fixed size and does provide a few additional auxiliary windows that can be used during the contest. Their intent and use was described on the Preview and Beta and Beta 1 pages. It may be worth perusing those pages if you have not seen them before. The help files even though not updated at this time are still included as most of the information in them is still relevant. Additional pages has been prepared describing the logging of portable stations and the contents of the worked station list display. These pages will be moved to the help files eventually.
After several requests, a very simple "station log" has been implemented in VKCL. The page here describes what is implemented and how it works.
As always, please report any problems in installation or use of VKCL.
NOTE: There is a small change in database for this version, so please create a new empty folder for this contest. DO NOT use any existing empty database.
Please email comments, suggestions, and problems to
(The email address is an image file to prevent harvesting of email addresses - sorry for any inconvenience.)
(Your default email agent already addressed may be launched from the VKCL About page.)
(You can check for new versions of VKCL from there too.)
Contests omitted from VKCL Version 3:
If I am wrong in any of the above, I would appreciate receiving information from the contest managers about their intentions for the future.