[amsat-bb] Re: Timing on VUCC Upgrade Processing

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Mon Jun 10 15:34:11 PDT 2013


LoTW works fine as long as the ADIF fields for propagation mode and 
satellite are properly filled with "SAT" and the satellite abbreviation, 
respectively. Satellite QSOs show up properly for WAS Satellite, VUCC 
Satellite, and DXCC Satellite.


Paul, N8HM

On 6/10/2013 6:24 PM, Jim Walls wrote:
> On 6/10/2013 14:21, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) wrote (in small 
> part):
>> But, as N5AFV mentioned earlier, we satellite operators should file 
>> for this award. Even if all it does is show ARRL that we're out here. 
>> 73! Patrick
> I have not been satellite active for several years (mostly because of 
> no birds to actually talk through for more than 3 seconds at a time).  
> LOTW was fairly new when I stopped operating satellite, but at that 
> time the general comment from those that were using LOTW was that 
> particularly for satellite operations, LOTW was such a pain to use, 
> and really did not support satellite ops without putting in incorrect 
> data (it did not understand our cross band operation or that there are 
> actually more than one satellite in use).  Maybe someone who is using 
> it currently can advise if works better for satellite operations now.  
> One of these days I will get back on the birds, but I do have several 
> thousand satellite QSOs that I could log from years back if there were 
> really any reason to do so.

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