Twlog records basic Ham log information. It was writen for day to day
logging, not contesting. There are no dup checks or contest related
features. Well, you could say it's getting closer to dup checking.
The Twlog log editor uses the Xbae Matrix Widget, as shown below. It is
not included in a lot of linux distro's. To compile and install it,
download the xbae-4.60.4 source from
When the eQSL checkbox is enabled, twlog will automatically send an eQSL to the station you just worked. The QSL is sent when you append the QSO
to the logfile.
If you are also running the
program, twlog will automatically fill the Call and Notes fields. The Notes field is loaded with the operators QTH and name.
Automatic call search - when you enter a call (at least 2 characters) into the Call box, the logfile is searched and matches are displayed in another window.
Delete a QSO by clicking on the QSO number in the log editor.
A popup menu on the main window has buttons for the more commonly used functions.
On line help is available from the main menu.
Twlog provides the current station's call to other programs. The call
entered in the Call box can be read and used by other programs - currently this works with
A resource file allows you to customize the menus (Band, Mode, Power) for
the bands and modes that you work.
Most of the log entries and operations can be made with a button press or
a single key stroke.
The data fields include the date, start and end times, call sign, band,
mode, power, and signal reports. There is also a field for general notes.
The log editor is shown below at about 80% of normal size.
The window for the call search is similar.