I agree . I'm amazed at the number of contest and general logging
programs that do not export the country number. That is the greatest
strength of the ADIF format, and one of (IMHO) the chief reasons for
--- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com, "Ivan Wilson" <ivanewilson@o...> wrote:
> Seems to me that the problem with the ADIF download from LoTW is that
> is does not contain the Country number. This means that if, as
> requested below, you download all the QSOs you have uploaded
> (thousands), then you decide to import this into your logging
> program, you are forever going to be asked to confirm the country for
> all those non-unique prefixes. Some you will remember, but some
> special calls can be one of quite a gaggle e.g. GBxxxx which produces
> a choice of 7 DXCC entities!
> Certainly, my logging program (and presumably all others) uploads the
> Country number, pity LoTW doesn't reciprocate.
> Having said all that, could Rick's wee report form be modified to
> include the country number - or did I miss a trick somewhere?
> Ivan G4BGW
> --- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com, Rick Murphy/K1MU <k1mu-lotw@i...>
> > At 11:03 PM 4/25/2005, R Johnson wrote:
> > >Hi:
> > >Anyone know if there is any way to download a report of
> > >EVERYTHING you have uploaded to LoTW.
> > >
> > >I know that I can download a report of all of the "Matching QSO's",
> > >I do this twice a month for checking.
> > Use my report form at http://www.rickmurphy.net/lotwquery.htm to do
> > Enter your LoTW username and password. You may want to check off
> > "Location Data" and "Owner callsign" buttons. Then, click submit.
> > That'll send a request to the LoTW site to download an ADIF file
> > LoTW with all of your QSO records.
> > What this does is submit a query like:
> > <https://www.arrl.org/lotwuser/lotwreport.adi?
> > You could set up a bookmark with that URL (filling in the CALLSIGN
> > PASSWORD, of course) and query LoTW directly.
> > I don't know why there's no simple report item on the LoTW site for
> > downloading everything like there is for downloading confirmations.
> > Seems it would be useful.
> > -Rick