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What is the minimum legal requirement for logbook keeping in Ireland?

The question came up during a club event, and obviously we checked the regulations. references: "Amateur Station Licence Guidelines" page 22 From this document the details in regards to required ...
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FD Battery Stations… How Do You Log?

I'm part of a small team that runs 3AB with a few Kx3 radios. We've been struggling a bit with logging. First year was all paper and that was messy. Next couple of years one of the guys put together ...
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How to log contacts when mobile?

I'm just about to get on the air for the first time as a ham. It's been my understanding that it's good to log contacts with call sign, frequency, signal quality, and time of contact. However, for ...
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When to log a callsign suffix for a QSO?

When do I log a callsign suffix in the logbook when I hear them say something like portable or QRP after their callsign? I'm specifically referring to cases where they don't use stroke or slash ...
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How to programmatically distinguish European from non European call sign?

Any ham radio log processing app developers? I am creating web application to manage our club award and I need to programmatically distinguish European from non European stations by call sign. I ...
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How to use Log4OM with multiple users?

My household has multiple licensed amateur radio operators that share the equipment (ham radio, computer, etc). We would like to use Log4OM to log our QSQs and to use the program to submit them to ...
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What happens if a station did not submit a contest log?

What is the result of a contest station not submitting a log for the contest? Are all the contacts nullified for the other stations that contacted him? Is it bad form for a non-participating station ...
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Contact Logging Software and Geospatial Mapping

Does anyone know of software and/or techniques to effectively and efficiently to: Merge contact logging with displaying location information on a digital map; e.g. Google Earth/Map I would like to ...
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What is the proper way to log participation in a net?

I'm a new operator (since Thursday) and I'm just curious how folks here log participation in a net. There is a twice a day social net here I've been participating in occasionally. Do I log everyone ...
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Logging a contact over a mesh network

Is there a way to log contacts over a mesh network, using TQSL/ LOTW/ EQSL/ etc? If so, how should it be logged.
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How to mark SWL contacts on eQSL?

I fairly frequently get SWL reports via eQSL. I'm never quite sure what I should do with them. I know that eQSL has SWL capabilities, but I can never tell if I'm actually stating that a contact was ...
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Does LOTW have an interface document?

I want to be able to sign my own LOTW entries, without using the provided library (My application is pure Java). Is there a document that explains in enough detail how to do this, assuming of course ...
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Is a guest-operator QSO recorded in the host-station log too?

Just what the title reads. An amateur may operate outside his own shack from another operator's station, or from a club-station etc. As a matter of protocol, the guest operator is expected to ...
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What does TX/RX Exchange refer to?

I am using the Aether logging software and it has two fields I do not understand: TX Exchange and RX Exchange. I know TX and RX refer to transmit and receive, but I'm not sure what to populate in ...
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Does mixed-mode operation qualify as a QSO? [closed]

Working the bands it's quite possible to work in mixed-mode, albeit I doubt whether it is ever done. Call this a thought experiment: Station A operates CW, Station B operates SSB. I find myself ...
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GNU/Linux contest logging software? [closed]

What contest logging software exists for the GNU/Linux operating system?