SkookumLogger v2.3.5 now available

Bill Myers, K1GQ, released version 2.3.5 of his contest logging software SkookumLogger for macOS.

SkookumLogger is a full-featured contest software package suitable for the most demanding contester.

2.3.5 Release Notes

New features

Messages now has a second set of Beacon CQ delays for Radio 2.

The Information Messages window now has a “Don’t Show at Startup” option, and a “Getting Started Help” button leading to that section in Help. The Help menu now has “SkookumLogger Getting Started” menu item. These additions are intended to assist new users discover what to do the first time they start SkookumLogger.

The mode text in the QSO entry boxes is now colored blue if sending a CQ message, otherwise red if sending a message or orange if sending a message and another message is queued. Thanks JH5GHM.


This release has many changes by JH5GHM affected only the 2T2R operating mode. These changes will be documented later.

The RSGB Club Calls contest rules have been updated to deal with unannounced rules changes: reports required in Cabrillo export; no multipliers; changed QSO points. Thanks EI5DI.

The Log ► Move Call from Pounce to Run command has been changed to Log ► Move QSO from Pounce to Run. The new command Clears Run, copies all Pounce QSO entry fields to corresponding Run entry fields, clears Pounce, and changes keyboard focus to Run. Thanks W2RU and GØDVJ.

Misfeatures fixed

Log ► Move Call from Pounce to Run failed to correctly set keyboard focus to Run. Thanks W2RU.

The Start date for ARRL 160m Contest was one week too late in 2018. Thanks GW4OKT.

Creating a new log for ARRL 160m Contest when the Contest Call in Sent Exchange panel of New Log preferences was not in K or VE caused a crash. Thanks GW4OKT.

The latest version of SkookumLogger is available free of charge for download here.