Questions tagged [lotw]

Use this tag for questions relating to the ARRL's Logbook Of The World project.

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Ham Radio Deluxe not importing QSOs from LotW

I have various computers that I use for ham radio and I use Ham Radio Deluxe as my main ham radio app, especially it is my logbook. I'm trying to use LotW as a way of synchronizing my logbook among ...
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Any way to get LOTW "credit" for a paper QSL card?

I have some QSOs with hams who will send paper QSL cards but do not use LOTW. I know that if I manage to get a paper card from them I can submit it to ARRL for DXCC credit. But will that QSL show up ...
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How to apply for the ARRL WAC award?

I've managed (thank you FT8!) to have LOTW-confirmed contacts with the 6 applicable continents. However, on reading the ARRL page for the WAC award it says that you have to apply on paper and that ...
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How do I sign up for LotW as a new ham?

I installed tqsl to get started with LotW, but the first screen requires me to enter "Date of the first QSO you made or will make using this callsign". I ...
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What is Logbook Of The World or LOTW?

An answer to this question on QSL cards refers to something called Logbook Of The World or LOTW. What is LOTW? What is its history? What problem does LOTW solve? (that isn't solved by plain QSL ...
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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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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 ...