History of changes made to the Cabrillo specification.
|2023-04-10||Changes to CATEGORY-OVERLAY. Removed OVER-50 and added YL.|
|2022-05-27||Added 8-HOURS to CATEGORY-TIME for ARRL Digi contest.|
|2021-08-01||Added EXPLORER to CATEGORY-STATION.|
|2021-06-22||Added YOUTH to CATEGORY-OVERLAY.|
|2021-01-23||Changed CATEGORY-BAND and QSO frequency from 123G to 122G to reduce confusion (tnx N6NB).|
|2020-11-16||For CATEGORY-STATION, added DISTRIBUTED to support new WPX category.|
|2020-06-29||Updated specification for CONTEST tag data to specify maximum length of 32 characters.|
|2020-04-26||Updated specification for CONTEST tag data to specify valid characters.|
|2019-08-11||For CATEGORY-MODE, changed DG to DIGI
DG is still correct for mode in QSO lines.
|2019-07-04||Added GRID-LOCATOR tag to header.|
|2019-06-22||Added contest name: WW-DIGI
Added entry mode: DG
|2019-05-03||Added contest names:
|2018-12-26||Updated description for EMAIL tag.|
|2018-10-06||Added contest name: MN-QSO-PARTY|
|2018-09-21||Added new mode: DG
Used for digital modes that are not RTTY.
|2018-08-01||Added contest names:
|2018-03-13||Added contest names:
|2016-11-30||Added contest name: ARRL-222|
|2016-11-18||Changed bands: 119G to 123G, 142G to 134G|
|2016-06-14||Added FM to list of modes for CATEGORY-MODE header field.|
|2016-05-09||Added 4M to list of bands. This is for 70 MHz used by some European contests.|
|2016-03-17||Added contest names:
|2015-09-21||Clarified specification to allow multiple OPERATOR lines.|
|2015-09-17||Added contest names:
|2015-07-21||NAQP template changed by request of NAQP manager to show ex2: Two letter QTH designation for W/VE, DX prefix for non-W/VE in NA, DX for outside NA|
|2014-08-21||WWROF assumes administration of Cabrillo specification.|
|2014-06-24||Added CERTIFICATE: tag.|
tags to help automate contest mailings.Thanks K5ZD, K1EA, W5GN and others.
|2009-05-29||Added more UHF bands to CATEGORY-BANDS per KX9X.|
|2006-09-25||Added EMAIL: tag — by popular demand.|
|2006-02-29||Support added for RDXC. (Thanks UA9CDC and RW1AC)|
|2006-02-29||Exploded CATEGORY tag into multiple tags:
ARRL-SECTION is now deprecated in favor of LOCATION.
Made SCHOOL a station attribute rather than an operator attribute.
|2006-02-29||Changed band designations in VHF contest to use G for all GHz bands, such as 75G for 75 GHz, etc.|
|2006-02-29||Begin support for Cabrillo 3.0.|
|2004-02-26||Corrected band designations in VHF contest (902 for 902 MHz and 75 for 75 GHz).|
|2003-03-11||Support added for JIDX Contest. One sample log added. (Thanks JE1CKA)|
|2003-01-08||Support added for RSGB Islands on the Air Contest. One sample log added. (Thanks G3XTT and EI5DI)|
|2003-01-02||Support added for KH7X (KH6ND, op) (@KH7R) abstraction —
OPERATORS: KH6ND @KH7R
|2002-10-15||Support added for DARC Worked All Europe. Three sample logs added. Thanks DL6RAI and DL8WPX/YB1AQS.|
|2002-10-15||On/off-time support added. Thanks DL6RAI and DL8WPX/YB1AQS.|
|2002-10-10||Support added for OCEANIA-DX. (Thanks ZL1AZE)|
|2002-08-03||Letter codes for VHF bands deprecated. Only number codes should be used.|
|2002-06-11||Clarified ARRL VHF Contest template. RS(T) should not be included in the log.|
|2001-08-20||Added AP-SPRINT and example log.|
|2000-12-05||Added CREATED-BY: field so software authors can
indicate which version of code generated the file.
|2000-01-31||Cabrillo FAQ created.
ARRL VHF Contest example added.
California QSO Party support withdrawn.
Added additional designations for VHF/UHF bands.
|1999-12-07||Added TARA-RTTY, NAQP-RTTY.|
|1999-10-23||STEW-PERRY added as supported contest.
OVER-50 added as category overlay for STEW-PERRY.
HQ added as overlay for IARU. (Thanks N6TR)
|1999-08-17||SCHOOL-CLUB added as an operator-category for Sweepstakes.|
|1999-08-16||Cabrillo V2.0 recognized by ARRL and CQ.|