[amsat-bb] Re: Revisiting LOTW satellite requirements

KM9U arskm9u at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 04:37:02 PDT 2011

I just read the LOTW FAQ and it stated that the satellite name HO-68 is 
supported by LOTW.
I have never been able to upload any logs containing HO-68 as the sat name.
TQSL 1.13 does not have HO-68 in the satellite drop-down menu box.

Is there something I'm missing?

Chuck, KM9U

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 22:48
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Revisiting LOTW satellite requirements

> Hi Tom!
>> When I tried uploading a couple of my satellite QSOs as a test LOTW says
>> that the MODE field is invalid. I had entered "SAT". I know this has been
>> discussed in recent months here but I couldn't find that discusssion in
>> looking at the archives. Would someone put me on the right track as to 
>> what
>> fields are required for a satellite QSO to be considered valid by LOTW?
> The MODE field refers to the transmission mode - FM, SSB, etc.  The
> fields related to a satellite QSO are PROP_MODE (this is always set
> to "SAT") and SAT_NAME matches the names in the list at:
> https://p1k.arrl.org/lotw/faq
> I'm pretty sure Rick e-mailed you the PDF written by N5JB that shows
> the 7 fields that must be present for a valid satellite QSO in LOTW,
> including the two I mentioned above.  Others can be added, but are
> optional.  The document is found at:
> http://www.arrl.org/files/file/LoTW%20Instructions/N5JB.pdf
> Hope to see some of our QSOs match up as QSLs in LOTW soon.
> 73!
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
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