SkookumLogger v3.1.4 now available

Bill Myers, K1GQ has released version 3.1.4 of the 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 3.1.4 New features

  • Winter Field Day.
  • Florida QSO Pary In Florida.
  • Wisconsin QSO Party In Wisconsin.
  • Wisconsin QSO Party Outside Wisconsin.
  • European DX Contest.
  • Diversity mode controls for K3 in Radio menus.
  • Distribute and Rover Cabrillo station categories.



  • Reorganized New Log Chooser menu items.
  • Updated February NA Sprint start date.
  • Enabled hardware flow control for TS590S. Thanks N1JM.
  • Relocated P3 options items from Radios window to new P3 Panadapter window.
  • Replaced “Radio Has P3” control with automatic detection when enabling a K3.


Bug fixes

  • Corrected band code definitions for Yaesu FT950, FT1000, FT1000MP, FTDX3000.
  • “Enable PTT” in Morse Keyers window no longer leaves PTT disabled. Thanks DL1YCF.
  • The rotary antenna pattern on map windows was failing to track rotator heading unless the Rotators window was opened.
  • Attempted again to address a crash when saving a new QSO. Thanks M4J and AF8A.

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