SkookumLogger v3.1.1 now available

Bill Myers, K1GQ has released version 3.1.1 of his contest logging software SkookumLogger for macOS.

SkookumLogger is a full-featured contest logging program suitable for the most demanding contester. It runs on MacOS, supporting single-mode and and mixed-mode events on 13 bands between 160m and 23cm.  SkookumLogger requires a K1EL WinKeyer or a YCCC SO2R Box to send CW.

Some SkookumLogger Features

  • Any number of QSOs per log
  • Duplicate checking as callsigns are entered
  • Partial callsign matching against Super Check Partials (SCP) database and log
  • Integrated download of the SCP and cty.dat databases
  • Exchange Archive database (like personal call history files)
  • Separate activity table windows (like band maps) for each contest band
  • Multiplier checksheets for countries, regions, prefixes, zones, locators, other
  • Time Tracker and Rate Tracker panels
  • Score window with band breakdown and scoring for most contests
  • Bidirectional DX Cluster packet spotting interface, with skimmer and QSX support
  • CW keyboard mode
  • Great circle map with terminator overlay
  • SkookumNet networking for multi-operator/multi-transmitter configurations
  • Green Heron, Easy Rotor and SARTEK rotator interfaces
  • Elecraft KPA500 and KPA1500, ACOM 2000A, and Alpha 87A amplifier interfaces
  • Elecraft KAT500 antenna tuner interface
  • YCCC SO2R Box interface including its WinKeyer emulation
  • YCCC MOAS antenna switch interface with antenna pattern overlays on the great circle map
  • Cabrillo export for submitting log entries
  • ADIF and CSV export for moving contest QSOs to a general-purpose logger
  • Automated log submission via Apple Mail and via Web browser
  • Statistics report for post-contest analysis of your contest log
  • CW Practice mode for developing your running skills off the air

Version 3.1.1 New features

  • Added Rename Log and Save Log As to File menu.
  • Added RSGB 70cm FM Activity Contest.


Bug fixes

  • Crash when turning on the “Automatically set sent grid” option in Logging preferences. Thanks Shaun Favell.
  • Repaired animation for disclosure buttons in Amplifiers and Radios windows. Thanks W6FB.
  • Changed font to fixed-width for frequency displays in Log window. Thanks AF8A.
  • Fixed Cabrillo category mode name for FM. Thanks GØDVJ.
  • Sending CW with paddle or keyboard was incrementing the CQ counter. Thanks GØDVJ.
  • Corrected spelling of the Cabrillo GRID-LOCATOR tag. Thanks KA1IS.
  • Rotator bearing changes were not noticed on the great circle maps. Thanks GØDVJ.

The latest version of SkookumLogger is available free of charge for download here or visit the App Store.