Log Conversion Utilities and Techniques


DXKeeper can import ADIF-compliant log files, and tab-delimited files saved from spreadsheet applications. If your current log can not be exported in these formats, the following utilities and techniques may be of use in generating and ADIF log file. 

ADIF Conversion Utilities - a set of standalone DOS programs that generate ADIF output from LogEQF9, Gemradio, SLog 2.09, Hyperlog 4xx, LogPlus, WJ2O, OH1AA, and Toplog (note that ADIF country numbers are presently not implemented)

ADIF Country Conversion - a program by AD1C that converts US county abbreviations in the ADIF files generated by certain contesting applications to a valid ADIF CNTY field.

ADIF Master

BV - free QSL Management and Label/QSL printing with a log conversion utility

Contest Log Converter - program by I4UFH that enable interchange among contest logs created with CT, TR, and NA.

Converting a Spreadsheet or Column-oriented Text Log (like Cabrillo) to ADIF - techniques from Rich VE3IAY for using a spreadsheet program to generate ADIF-compliant log files

DXBase to ADIF
- EA3TB's program that exports DXbase 2002, DXbase 2001, DXbase 2000, DXbase98 & DXbase97 QSO's to ADIF, Comma delimited, or Tab delimited files.

DX2ADIF - converts an ADIF file generated by DX4WIN to more standard ADIF format:  frequency field, QSL_VIA field, changes PSK/PSK3 to PSK31 mode, adds NAME and QTH fields (from DX4WIN's CALLSIGN NOTES field). An OPERATOR field can also be added; available via http://sp7dqr.waw.pl/eng/convert_en.html#DX2ADIF .

- a program by F6DEX that converts logs from DXLog and Easylog to ADIF

EDI to ADIF - a program that converts EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) files to ADIF (Amateur Data Interchange Format). EDI is standard recommended by IARU for sending files in UKV/VHF/SHF contests in first IARU region

FastLog to ADIF conversion is available via http://www.dxlabsuite.com/Converters/FastLogToAdif100.zip .

- a log conversion program

Input File Types Output File Types
  • ADIF format (.ADI)

  • ARRL format (.LOG)

  • CT v7, v8, v9 (.BIN)

  • DX Cluster (.DAT)

  • DX Info (.DAT)

  • NA v7, v9 (.QDF)

  • TR Log (.DAT)

  • WRTC (.LOG)

  • ADIF format (.ADI)

  • ARRL format (.LOG)

  • Cabrillo (.CAB)

  • CT v8 (.BIN)

  • dBase (.DBF)

  • DXBase (.SDF)

  • TR Log (.DAT)



LZ1PJ ADIF conversion utilities - a set of standalone DOS programs that convert the following formats to ADIF (though without DXCC country codes and with County fields that do not include State abbreviations)

  • GemRadio

  • HyperLog

  • Log-EQF

  • LogPlus

  • OH1AA

  • SLog

  • TopLog

  • WJ2O

- a program that converts logging data from the following applications to ADIF

Win-EQF - the free version of this product can import LogPlus files and export ADIF

Use with care