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WSJT-X CQ-monitor: add the color "LoTW User", ability to show additional strings.

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LY2SS
WSJT-X CQ-monitor: add the color "LoTW User", ability to show additional strings.

Hi All,

1. I use CQ-monitor everyday, but I am missing the information if caller is LoTW user (via additional color option on the right click).
2. IMHO the monitor could show not only CQ but also RR73, 73 strings (with the consequence that the utility's name becomes a bit wrong hihi)

Best 73 to everybody de Zilvis LY2SS

oh1kh
WSJT-X CQ-monitor: add the color "LoTW User", ability to show ad

Hi Zilvis!

Yes LoTW information is missing. Would you like to work only LoTW users?
As soon as you answer to CQ you will see it from NewQSO as usual as the station information is there after your first transmit.

You get better information by checking "Map" in CQ monitor. When checked the window should be high and narrow like bandmap window. You have to adjust that for fist time.
From there you can see all band traffic. If that is too much you can check "Dx" and you see only stations from other continents than you.

There a plain line with call and locator is station calling CQ
If callsign and locator are in parentheses it means station is answering to someone else's CQ
If callsign is in parentheses without locator it is having qso with someone
If callsign is in parentheses where the closing one is replaced with asterisk station sends RR73 or 73 (ends his qso)

All this is color coded by the entries of your log against heard callsigns.
But sorry, LoTW, eQSL and club memberships are missing.

I use the Map mode almost every time as it tells so much information.

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Saku
OH1KH

LY2SS
Thank you very much dear Saku for the answer.

I am familiar with LoTW/etc membership on New QSO window but as you said - the information is provided only once CQ is answered.
It's not ok.
Maybe there are some 3rd party software - for this purpose, but why use it when cqrlog is _almost_ there.
So that's why I put that feature on wish list.
73!

oh1kh
WSJT-X CQ-monitor: add the color "LoTW User", ability to show a

OK Zilvis!

If you double click CQ calling callsign on CQ monitor, or in Map mode, yes the TX is fired and callbook information is fetch.
Second later you can put TX off and the caller never knows that you were answering.

If you double click callsign in parentheses (in map mode) the callbook information is fetch and WSJT messages populated but TX is not fired. That is nearly what you are looking for.

Getting eQSL/LoTW information for every call heard could be based on files in "~/.config/cqrlog/ctyfiles" but it can not be produced with internet callbook search. It is too slow.
Seeking every callsign from those files in every decode period is also too slow.

Maybe using same kind of idea that I have used with US states (in my test version) could work.
In other case LoTW/eQSL users should be put to database and let mysql do the search.

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Saku
OH1KH