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Logging contacts

Discussion in 'CB QSO Planning & Schedules' started by FNH, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. FNH

    FNH Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2013
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    So I have my rig pretty much sorted, I've joined a group and got a call sign. So now I need a method of recording my contacts. What sort of infomation is the minimum I need to be taking and what else is useful. I see there is software available to download for record keeping. Is that really nessessary, or does it just complicate things. I can see it would be handy if you needed to search or sort the collected data. Is it easier to just use a pen and pad. I am just interested in what you guys are doing. Maybe you all just use post-it notes stuck around the edge of your monitors :D

    Cheers FNH

    BTW I was listening on 27.385 lsb this afternoon and was picking up a guy in Monterey Bay, California. He was coming across crystal clear for a while.
    #1 FNH, Sep 24, 2013
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2013
  2. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

    Jan 19, 2013
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    I use CQRlog, it's more for the ham op but it could be adapted. Its for Linux only but there are several other Windows based one out. I don't think, and I could be wrong, there are any 11 meter specific ones. I would guess an excel spread sheet would work or some type of database like Access or MySQL.

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