QSLing with Logbook of the World (LotW)

DXKeeper provides 1-click operations that

Note: do not manually download QSOs from LotW and import them into your log, as this will create duplicate QSOs.

The items that track a QSO's LoTW status are displayed the Online QSL panel's LotW sub-panel; to make the Online QSL panel visible, check the Online QSL panel box in the upper-right corner of the Main window's Log QSOs tab:


The automation described below makes it unnecessary to directly modify these items.

State Flow

With respect to LoTW, QSOs proceed through a sequence of states, as shown in this chart. The current state is a function of the QSO's LoTW QSL Sent and LoTW QSL Rcvd items:


Basic Operations

Managing LotW Callsign Certificates

Managing LotW Station Locations

Uploading QSOs to LotW

Synchronizing QSLs: Updating logged QSOs to reflect their Confirmation via LotW

Additional Operations

Obtaining Award Credit for LoTW Confirmations

Additional Information



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