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How about


#1

…making the activator’s name clickable and allowing them to enter some basic info including a picture of them? Could include links to their YouTube and Flickr accounts and their database page.

73

Richard


#2

I suggested this under “disappearing activations”. I was only joking of course but then again…
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#3

We have a concensus then!


#4

In the longer term I would like to be able to get more useful information from the database. At present a “mouse-over” gets activator name, summit name and point value. Clicking on the summit reference gets some additional data depending on the SOTA Association. I might get UK grid, Irish grid, locator square, degrees/minutes/seconds or decimal minutes. As a position, however defined, is still a position, it would be nice to have user-defined options to report that position. For example, regardless of how it is stored, I would like to have locator square and UK or Irish grid if applicable.

Another nice option would be to specify a summit and find some useful information about previous activations. We can already find number of activations and callsigns. I am thinking of a summary of activator QSOs per band/mode. That way it would possible to check the most in-demand options from a well-frequented summit, eg. all previous activations were on 2m FM so a 60m activation would be very popular.

I fear I haven’t made myself totally clear, but I think it would be more useful than a photo of me!!!

73 de Les, G3VQO


#5

I could print out the photo and use it for darts practice!


#6

CWI wrote:

…making the activator’s name clickable and allowing
them to enter some basic info including a picture of them?
Could include links to their YouTube and Flickr accounts
and their database page.

A definate possibility!

73, Jon


#7

Jon

A NEW POST button on the top of the main SW2 page for the reflector bit would be handy perhaps?

73

Richard


#8

Another thing missing is the ability to quote part of a main post that you reply to. If I hit reply to a post somewhere in the middle of a thread, my reply will not make sense as it will appear to refer to the previous post.

73

Richard


#9

You seem to have an echo on your transmission Richard !!!


#10

It’s my CB power mike that does it.


#11

but in realaity I have no idea why everything I write seems to appear twice. I click once only…


#12

In reply to G3CWI:

Another thing missing is the ability to quote part of a main
post that you reply to. If I hit reply to a post somewhere
in the middle of a thread, my reply will not make sense as
it will appear to refer to the previous post.

Howzat?

It now puts in ‘In reply to G3CWI:’ at the top of the reply so you know who you are replying to in the middle of a long thread.

And gives you the ability to quote the original message.

Go play.

73, Jon


#13

In reply to GM4ZFZ:

Neat. Thanks!