GOAL: MAKE IT A POINT TO GET ALL HAM TO CONFIRM ALL QSO'S (yes even if you ragchew)
so remember there are hams who have been in this hobby for many many years
(that have been logging with paper and pen)
also remember there are brand new hams (we need a lot more of them
(kids/children/teenagers\yl's) who will not like
keep track of the qso's they have >>>>> so we must show them how to log online.
logging qso's are done so that some ham can achieve certificate,
meet new friends and lots more.
there are many ways of logging qso's (a contact between 2 or more ham radio operators.
one way (easy and free) QRZ.COM
here are the steps to start loggins qso's free and easy and
who knows achieve a certificate quickly.
Log into to QRZ.com
Look for the LOGBOOK Button in the right along side your CALL Button.
Click on the Logbook Button to enter your logbook.
If you agree with a QSO Record click on the green check to confirm it.
if you need more help KA1ULN@ARRL.NET
On-Line Qsling (arrl.net/LOTW & EQSL.cc) and QRZ.COM
More recently the ability to send/receive QSL confirmations has now become available via the Internet. To do this you only need to go to eQSL.cc at http://www.eqsl.cc/qslcard/ and register for this free service. lotw Using your web browser you will be able to design your own QSL card, send cards to contacts you have made and receive cards. The service also provides features for organizing cards received and creating summaries of them. Currently eQSLs are acceptable for CQ Awards.
LOTW (Logbook Of The World) is also very popular. This system IS valid for DXCC & WAS Award claims so it is widely used. It is understood that at sometime in the future IOTA MAY also be available by this system. If you need advice on LOTW then please email me.
Active DX stations often use a QSL manager especially when mail to the DX country is difficult at best and non-existent at worst. You will be aware of the QSL manager when looking up the address of the DX call on Qrz.com or by lists published in some of the amateur literature. You must know whether the station of who's QSL card you need uses a manager. it is imperitive that this information is added to your outgoing card.
Check out my QSL Manager page at http://www.m0oxo.com/qsl-manager.html for an overview or more information on the topic.
is one qsl and confirmation website used by many hams... it is easy to use, free and keeps tracks of your qso's so at some point you can can certificates (something you don't even have to keep track of QRZ does that for you.
so be my guest and create your qrz.com account and log away... oh yes please don't forget to CONFIRM my qso with you.
eQSL.cc THE ELECTRONIC QSL CARD CENTRE
How does eQSL.cc work?
Step 1 - Register
Step 2 - Design eQSL
Step 3 - Verify Identity
Step 4 - QSO
Step 5 - Upload Log to OutBox
Step 6 - Automatic Transfer
Step 7 - Details of Transfer
Step 8 - Retrieve from InBox
Go to Register on the Home Page
this information on eqsl is taken from eqsl.cc
LET'S try to confirm all qso's so YL's will be More recognized. if You need more help with online confirming and logging.
send Niece and email KA1ULN@MAIL.COM