[CQ-Contest] LOTW and Contest Logs

Tim Shoppa tshoppa at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 11:39:54 EST 2012

> I am sure this has been asked before, but why is it that contest logs are
> not just automatically uploaded onto LOTW.  The revenue is on the
> confirmation side so it would seem to be in the economic interest of the
> league to allow all contest submitted logs to populate LOTW.

In decades (centuries?) past, the ARRL DXCC desk used to tell folks that
they prefered paper cards as confirmation for awards, but that they would
also go
check the DX station paper logs submitted for ARRL DX contests as

What you are suggesting, seems analogous.

But... as far as I can figure out, ARRL DXCC desk stopped accepting
of your call in the DX's contest log, many many decades ago.

Tim N3QE

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