[amsat-bb] LoTW still a big failure for checking satellite QSOs

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sat Feb 25 17:37:29 UTC 2017


LoTW will not confirm a QSO when the propagation mode and satellite
name don't match.


Paul, N8HM

On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Eduardo PY2RN <py2rn at arrl.net> wrote:
> This has been already taken to LoTW admins at ARRL but they insist in blaming the "sat operator" as she/he registered the QSO with wrong/missing information, which is true, but the system, LoTW the case, should avoid confirming a match between two stations when one of them does not specify PROPAGATION MODE = SAT. What LoTW actually does when one station specifies it and the other not is to confirm a match QSO but the credit goes to the terrestrial VUCC on VHF, UHF, etc. which, in my opinion, put high risk to terrestrial VUCC credibility through LoTW confirmations.
> 73 - Ed PY2RN.
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