This script is a QRZ.com command line QSO logger. It does the following:
- asks the user for a call sign
- displays available call sign info pulled from QRZ.com
- displays additional info on country, continent and LotW upload date of the call
- checks if the country has not been confirmed via LotW yet and alerts the user
- displays all previous QSOs with this call (pulled from QRZ.com logbook)
- asks the user to enter QSO specific data (date, time, report, band etc.)
- uploads the QSO to QRZ.com's logbook
- fetches the just uploaded QSO from QRZ.com for review
- starts again from 1)
qrzlogger needs Python 3 and the following libraries:
Furthermore, you need at least the XML subscription from QRZ.com.
Before installing qrzlogger, please make sure that the above mentioned libraries have been installed:
# python3 -m pip install xmltodict # python3 -m pip install prettytable # python3 -m pip install colored # python3 -m pip install requests
To download or update qrzlogger, clone the repo:
# git clone https://codeberg.org/mclemens/qrzlogger.git
- execute the application with "python3 qrzlogger.py" for normal mode or with "python3 qrzlogger.py -c" for contest mode
- qrzlogger creates a default config file and states its location (e.g. ~/.config/qrzlogger/qrzlogger.ini)
- adapt ~/.config/qrzlogger/qrzlogger.ini to your needs. Important setting are:
- station_call: This is your station call (must match with the QRZ.com logbook)
- api_key: Your QRZ.com API key. You find it under "settings" in the QRZ.com logbook'
- qrz_user: Your QRZ.com user name, typically your call sign'
- qrz_pass: Your QRZ.com password (not the API key)'
- lotw/user: Enter here your lotw user name (your call sign). Leave at "N0CALL" to disable this feature.
- lotw/password: Enter here your lotw password
- lotw/mode: Enter here the mode you would like to filter the QSL download from LotW
- execute the application again with "python3 qrzlogger.py"
- the software now tries to download the following files and stores them into the configuration directory: