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   Contest Logging Software for Amateur Radio Operators
           About the WB3W Logging Programs  
These Logging applications were originally written specifically with the visually impaired Amateur Radio operator in mind, but can be used by anyone interested in a basic, easy to use, logging program for the current supported contests, with full LAN networking built in.

All fonts are much larger than normally available, especially the main data input fields, where you would log your contact exchange. The default text colors are a high contrast yellow on black, but there is an option to allow each operator to customize these to their own individual color preferences.  

Additionally, there is another feature that can be turned on to allow voice annunciation upon entering the data input fields.

And, if you run Mobile these large fonts really make a difference....

 
            Sample Logging Screen  

Here is a view of the main logging screen from the Mid Atlantic QSO party program.  All three of the current logging programs have this same general look with the main difference being the exchange information, and the scoring summaries on the bottom of the screen.

The program was designed to be used at a 1024 X 768 screen resolution, for maximum benefit of the larger fonts, but includes an add-on utility that will also allow it to automatically resize to 800 X 600 or other screen resolutions for use on older monitors or laptops.

View other screens here:

Field Day Log

PA QSO Log

MAQP Log

           General Program Features  

 


  • Full and Partial Dupe Checking

  • County, State, Section validation

  • County Line Entry for PA QSO

  • Auto-fill of some fields based on prior contact entry

  • CW keying (14 memory positions)

  • Manual 'Freeform' CW entry

  • Voice memory keying using 'wav' files

  • Post Contest Entry mode

  • Summary and detailed reports

  • Cabrillo file export

  • MS Access 2000 database

  • Full LAN Networking support - no add-ons necessary

  • Windows 98, ME, 2000 and XP

  • Large fonts and voice prompting for visually impaired

  • Auto screen resizing for various computer screen resolutions

  • Ability to send Text Messages to other Networked PC's

Click here to go to download page

 

Version Information, new releases, etc. 

Built in Networking for multi-op stations on a PC network
           Programs Available..
Mid Atlantic QSO Party Logging 
  

The Mid Atlantic QSO Party is no longer in existence.  If it starts back up we will then update our programs for any changes that they might incorporate.  


ARRL Field Day Logging. 

Version 2.1.0 for 2007 is now available
This was our first logging program originally written in 2004but now includes all the new features (cw keying, voice wav files, partial dupes, etc). 

And, for 2007 there is now an optional Callsign Lookup feature.


PA QSO Party Logging-- 

Version 10.8.25 for 2010 is now availabel.


The 2010 version has all the new features from previous versions including PSK and RTTY modes, a new improved Help File, and redesigned Summary report.  And, specific to the PA QSO it has support for mobile and rovers, including those on multiple county lines. It is now updated for the 2010 cw scoring changes.

ARlogbook -- General purpose logging

Version 1.0.0 new release on 3/5/2007.

This is a new program for general day to day logging, with basic features of the other contest logging programs.  It should be regarded as a "Beta" version, as it is still undergoing additional testing.

           Additional Links  
AUDACITY....
Free Audio Editing Software

Create 'wav' files in your own voice to use the Voice Keying Options. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

           Contest Links  


ARRL Field Day Site
   www.arrl.org


PA QSO Party Site
   www.nittany-arc.net

           Version Numbers  
Beginning in September 2006 the version number scheme is changing to be more reflective off the actual date of the version.

It consists of the Year, Month, and Day.  Therefore, a number of 6.9.7 would be 2006, September, Day 7.

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