Switching to DXLab from Another Logging Application
If you've been using your current logging application for any significant length of time, your use of it is likely automatic. Don't expect to replicate that level of familiarity within a few days; it will likely take several weeks to attain that comfort level.
Here's a roadmap to follow:
review Getting Started with DXLab
join the DXLab Discussion Group; all questions are welcome, no matter how many times they may have already been asked and answered, or how obvious the answer may be in the documentation
- direct your logging application to export your QSOs to an ADIF file
direct DXKeeper to import the ADIF file created in step 3
check to see if each imported QSO specifies the callsign you used over the air when making the QSO in its Station Callsign item; if not, ask for help.
on DXKeeper's Main window's Check Progress tab, click the Recompute button; review and correct any errors it reports
on the DXKeeper's Configuration window's Awards tab, specify the awards you are pursuing
direct DXKeeper to display statistics for each award you're pursuing
- compare these to the statistics displayed by your previous logging applicaton
- resolve any inconsistencies
if you pursue awards that accept eQSL confirmations, sync your log with eQSL
configure DXKeeper for logging new QSOs
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