QO-100 QSO Confirmation eQSL, LoTW, DARC, etc.

  • Thanks for the UCXlog recommendation.


    It's probably not only a matter of the logbook software :/

    ... but also the reliability of the QSO partner;)


    Still using Swisslog V5 and logged 24 QSO. Received until now ...

    - 3 QSL via LotW

    - 6 QSL via eQSL


    73 de Matt, DF6LO

  • Hi all,


    it's so difficult to receive confirmation in HF, on Oscar-100, after 30 Qso, only three confirmed. Someone tell about possibility to reach DXCC with QO-100, but continuing on this way it will be possible in 100 years, more or less...


    Matt you are so lucky, 37 % of success is agreat result.

    73

  • --- white paper --- / --- proposal ---


    Yesterday I made some attempts to upload my QO-100 ADIF log to ClubLog. I followed the recommendations from here (<SAT_NAME:6>QO-100 <PROP_MODE:3>SAT <BAND:4>13CM etc), changed the RX frequencies in 10489.xxx. The log was accepted and processed. However, it was classified as 70cm log (because I use 432 MHz as simplex/transceive IF). After some digging it appeared that every ADIF log entry had a <BAND:4>70CM field.


    Naively as I normally am (NOT ; -) I changed all the RX/TX fields with 3CM --heeding the convention postulated here as an answer to my question concerning 'What is THE frequency?' (I asked this question ~1 month before the satellite was launched because I envisaged difficulties)--- I could upload the log, but it was NOT processed. Apparently ClubLog's perspective is there is no life above 13cm ; -)


    Changing all band fields to <BAND:4>13CM resulted in acceptance and processing of my log. Fine! one can say. But I feel very uncomfortable as I am now (highly) ranked in a world wide 13cm league for which the seemingly underlying philosophy is I made 2-way QSO's on a single band (as is the case with all other bands). In my case this is not true. So, the recommendations given on this forum, to have a QO-100 log accepted, are a 'work around' (or loop hole) to use (QSL / OQRS etc) facilities of ClubLog for QO-100.


    My proposal is the following (and I am willing to pick up the glove to try to seduce/convince ClubLog):


    1. add bands >13cm to the ClubLog database (I reckon EME'ers will agree ; -)

    2. in the special case of QO-100 add a separate category (or 'band') 'QO-100' where ADIF FREQ can be anything, and FREQ_RX field is 10489.xxx Everyone knows/will know that 10489 is allocated to the IARU SAT coordination, so it'll not be mixed up with terrestrial work or EME.

    3. because of 2) or <BAND:3>3CM is 'THE frequency' or <BAND:6>QO-100 to let your uploaded log fall into the proper ClubLog category.


    What say?

  • Hello Remco,


    ADIF allows you an additional field of propagation mode (i.e. SAT). In my QSOs via QO-100 uploaded this way Clublog writes in the "DXCC-field" "SATELLITE, INTERNET OR REPEATER". Thus I think these QSOs do not count for a DXCC-ranking list in 13cm. (Or am I wrong ?)


    73 de Johannes

  • No, don't think they count for 13cm -sec- DXCC ranking as they are not single band QSO's via tropo, or e.g. EME. They (may) count for 'satellite DXCC' (provided it are real 2-way contacts and one party does not use a WebSDR <-- which I cannot enforce b.t.w.). With other satellites it's also Fin is not Fout (e.g. 435 MHz in, 145 MHz out).

  • ClubLog, UCXlog, Log4OM, HRDlog, what other usefull softwaree is known?


    Which would be the recommended solution for a native satellite operator, without all the overhead of most programs?


    It should have some sort of flexibility, for example with changing operators etc.. connection to eQSL and others.


    If I have a list of software (preferable Windows) I can put here a voting...


    Any hints and recommendation appreciated

    Peter Gülzow | DB2OS | AMSAT-DL member since 1983 | JO42VG

  • Sat_Mode:


    Band 15m 10m 2m 70cm 23cm 13cm 9cm 5cm 3cm 1,2cm 6mm

    Designator H A V U L S S2 C X K R


    So in our case it is Sat_Mode S/X


    Important is the tx frequency (13cm or 2,4 GHz) the rx frequency is preexisting by the Sat_Mode..


    73 Guntram oe9dgv.

  • Hello Guntram,


    thanks for the explanation of the SAT-modes. But AFAIK ADIF does not support these special "band-letters" (and so clublog and LOTW will "ignore" this additional information . ADIF just allows "SAT" - but that 's enough for correct treatment in these before mentioned log-systems.


    73 de Johannes

  • Who doesn't love Excel? :)


    Excel LogSATv3.xls (old Excel versions)

    Excel LogSATv3.xlsm (newer Excel versions)


    73 Ed PY2RN

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  • PY2RN


    Hello,


    I assume, that this is the list of DXCCs you worked via all satellites (e.g. AO7, A=10, AO13, AO40 and QO100) - but sure not all via QO-100 (e.g. 9M6 and KP4 are not possible via QO-100).


    Congrats for working all these DXCCs !


    73 de Johannes