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Logging Programs

Winlog32 is a FREE program and very easy to use.There is also an online forum
for any help and advice.
This works with IE5-6 and 7
if you use Firefox you will need the IE tabs option.
If you do decide to register which for a nominal fee 10 pounds you will get the additional Maps and a quicker response from Colin G0CUZ.

Winlog32 Features


Winlog32 logging software for all Windows platforms.

Do you want to know if Winlog32 will suit your purposes? then please read on.....

FREE, unrestricted use with no limitations of any kind.
Works on all Windows platforms, 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista
Ongoing development with regular updates
Dedicated web-site, info, download plus well supported User Forum.
Well established, respected and has been in development for over 10 years. Suitable for general logging purposes, with emphasis on award chasing and HF-VHF DXing.
Used world-wide for many years.
Simple and intuitive operation and uncluttered layout
Works within single 'container' window
Versatile and secure Log database system using MS Access Jet 3.5 Multiple Logs in each Log Database Multiple Log Databases. Unlimited number of Log entries. Separate award tracking for each individual Log database.
Real Time Log input.
Last entered QSO's always displayed.
Auto-date and time function.
Auto-search and display previous QSO's.
Automatic database updates and checks made during QSO input.
Speed Logging options Speed Log;  auto-insert Frequency Band Mode Power Super Speed; enter only a Callsign plus the 'Enter' key for quick QSO entry Auto-insert RS(T) Signal Reports option Use number pad for single key entry of RS(T) reports Manual input Easy Log positioning Post logging, input by date in any order. Simple Log editing Data input verification
Automatic UTC clock with manual override if needed.
Back-up Log database facility Optional Back-up to storage medium on exit or during use. Transfer Log database and other essential files to another installation or computer
Definable frequency bands,  modes and power levels
Show or hide fields
Sort Log by any Field, default is Date/Time/QSO input order
Define frequency display format
Define date display format
Meets UK requirements - saves QSO end time (optional).
Function keys add pre-defined text to Remarks or User fields
'Info-Link' option to enter detailed notes on individual Callsigns
Search-Replace function on Log fields.
Comprehensive Prefix database Regular updates User definable Callsigns and Prefix. Country data for Callsigns entered displays: Country DXCC entity Continent Status DXCC status ITU Zone. CQ Zone. Capital city. Regional Capital or place if applicable. Local time indication. Licence Info if applicable. Distance/QRB to capital/regional capital. Distance/QRB to entered VHF Grid locator Direction/QTF Reciprocal direction/QTF long path direction Reciprocal distance/QRB long Path distance where applicable Elevation to E layer VHF frequencies where applicable
Award tracking 'Smart' single field entry for award interests. Individual databases for most popular awards: Manual editing or entry. Detailed Worked; Confirmed; Worked/Not Confirmed; Wanted,   querying analysis and display; Printable and Exportable results. DXCC DX Century Club (Multi-band/mode) WAZ Worked All Zones  (Multi-band/mode) WAS Worked All States (Multi-band/mode) IOTA Islands On The Air (Multi-band/mode) VHF Locator Grids (Multi-band/mode) USCH U.S.County Hunters WAB Worked All Britain Islands Databases (only some auto-updateable) CISA DDI DIB DIE DIEI DIFM DIFO DIP IOSA IIA IOCA ILIA OZI RRC SPIA USI
User definable award and interests Database auto-updateable 'smart' checking (make your own). Example databases available.
User QSL Manager database (make your own).
QSL Card Database (record of QSL cards received)
Supports 'Fists' List (with auto-checking)
Supports the comprehensive GI0OTC Beacon database (supplied)
SOLAR database collects WWV data from DXClusters and displays interesting graphs.
DXCluster Connect to Internet DXCluster using internal Telnet - 'WLNET' Connect to Packet DXClusters via third party software (DXTelnet; Winpack; AGWPE) Award tracking alerts definable for band and mode includes DXCC, IOTA, VHF, WAZ with visible and audible alerts User definable alerts for Callsigns or comments Email alerts option, sent alerts to your remote email address Band View option, display spots against frequency gradient DXCluster database to save spots, restrict it to frequency band(s) of interest Rig control from spot frequency WOTA ('What's On The Air') supported, direct linking to the WOTA server(s), upload/download activity, information, searches etc. Import standard ADIF Log files from other software
Export ADIF Cabrillo (for contest submission) CSV (delimited text file) ADIF tailored for eQSL Simple HTML searchable online log
Log database can be used directly and unmodified with ASP driven web pages for impressive searchable online logs. (see demo on this site)
Support for LoTW (Logbook of the World) using TQSL functions. Export specific ADIF format for LoTW. Sign ADIF file. Define Station Location. Download report from LoTW Update Log and Award databases from LoTW report. Load certificate. Request Certificate. Upload QSO data.
Log printout Search Search any Log field for multiple criteria using advanced SQL Mini quick-search windows for: Prefix Country Callsign Locator Grid IOTA Date range. User definable Custom Search Modules for Logs and other databases Printable and exportable results
Graphs generated from the Log QSO Per Month overall or restrict to individual years QSL IN /OUT overall or restrict to individual years Band Usage overall or restrict to individual years Mode Usage overall or restrict to individual years Band Map, instant summary of DXCC Worked/Confirmed/Band/Mode Options for 5BDXCC; 9BDXCC; VHFonly and default or definable bands.
QSL Generation LABELS User definable labels Sheet size Number and size of labels and margins Font style, size and colour Six label formats selectable automatically by frequency band(s) Multi-QSO  label format Definable QSL text Text and data positional on label Automatically add via QSL manager to label if appropriate Batch select 'Direct' or 'Bureau' labels from Log QSL labels sort by fields before printing Log automatically updated after printing with QSL Sent Date
QSL CARDS Versatile QSL Card Designer Prints single QSL cards Definable QSL size WYSIWYG layout. Print in full colour with text and graphics Picture, colour or plain background Add any amount of text Hide or show Log data Font; format style, size, colour and properties Add Graphics and pictures. Save and Load QSL designs QSO data added from Log Log automatically updated after printing with QSL Sent Date Standard design template included
Real-time eQSL single-QSO upload.
Notepad Advance scheduler, loads reminder at start-up Add notes for a particular date
Net Function Add Callsigns to NET list Sort and indicate 'turn' Updates Log with QSO 'end' times when closing NET
Rover mode.
Contest Mode For casual contest working Two simple contest functions Generate and insert serial number Break-off and re-join Contest operation
Callbook support for HAMCALL Radio Amateurs Callbook (RAC - Flying Horse) QRZ Callbook Online Callsign lookup @QRZ.COM Online QRZ subscription Callbook interface Online QSLManager lookup @IK3QAR
WINKEY support Controls all Winkey functions 12 text memories Loop text with/without pause Abbreviate reports and Callsigns for contest Immediate sending from keyboard Works with Winkey2 USB
MixW interface update QSO data to Log from MixW
RIG CONTROL for most popular transceivers ICOM - All CI-V models + CI-IV Kenwood almost all models Elecraft K2. Ten Tec Orion. Yaesu most models, including FT-1000 series; FT-2000, FT-8xx series and FT-920 Updates Log with frequency and mode Transfer frequency/mode from DXCluster spots Transverter programmable offset for correct frequency entry and display Three control window styles. 240 independent software memories for frequency and mode plus comment
Audio Recorder.
Grid Locator calculator. Convert latitude/longitude to locator grid Convert locator grid to latitude/longitude Conversion in either decimal or minutes Special functions interact with Rover mode
Log Check Robot for updating award tracking databases for imported QSO's
Online checking and downloading for Winlog32 version and database updates
Comprehensive Help file

There are many more subtle features and facilities not listed to make this software even more enjoyable to use, and even more are continually being added by the author

Not convinced yet?, can't believe that all this is free?
just download and try it, no fuss
you get the whole package - what can you loose? - 1000's of happy users world-wide.

 I have tried many logging programs but this is the one that I've found to be the best. (For me)
Well worth a look if you do need help I'll try as much as I can.
The HELP file will get you through 99.9% of any problems you do have.
I have been using this Program since it first started and before that
Super Winlog V2 which is no longer in use.I was then G7UYM and then M0CJL
( and I'm not a POM )
Good luck and enjoy

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