How awards work ?

Update and distribution of news relating to awards

Moderator: OE6CLD

Post Reply
F6FLU
Old Man
Posts: 266
Joined: 03 Aug 2015, 15:33
Location: Near Paris
Contact:

How awards work ?

Post by F6FLU »

Hello
HNY for all of you

I would like to understand how awards work.
I can't seem to figure out what to do :
I take an example among many others the Russia award :

I have for example a QSO carried out with UA0SR on 05/30/2021,

this QSO is validated by LOTW and yet Log4OM displays that this QSO is in status "W" and not 'V "
I do not understand why
2022-01-02_10h03_06.jpg
2022-01-02_10h03_06.jpg (101.2 KiB) Viewed 238 times
2022-01-02_10h02_23.jpg
2022-01-02_10h02_23.jpg (59.89 KiB) Viewed 238 times
2022-01-02_10h02_15.jpg
2022-01-02_10h02_15.jpg (62.37 KiB) Viewed 238 times
I take this opportunity to ask how I can modify the calculation of awards ?

for example (but this is just an example) I would like Log4OM to consider that the award is validated if :
- I have the paper QSL received and sent
OR
- if I have the QSL LOTW received and sent
but also OR
- if I have the eQSL received and sent,

is this possible?
If yes, how ?

Thanks for your help
73
Dan - F6FLU
Windows 10 - i5 - SSD 512Go - 8 Go - Log4OM V2.18.0.0
FTdx5000 via Omnirig
https://F6FLU.org
User avatar
cx8fs
Novice Class
Posts: 4
Joined: 24 May 2021, 01:41

Re: How awards work ?

Post by cx8fs »

Hi Dan, HNY for you too.

I'm not an expert but think could help.

Awards depends on the confirmation status of each QSO.
"W" means worked, so if you look at the tab "QSL Info" you surelly see the contact wasn't confirmed yet.

Take a peek on the "Award Management" on the Confirmation label. It seems to only accept CUSTOM or Paper QSL.
So I think ifyou get the confirmation via LOTW the status on the award will be Worked and not Validated.
It depends of the loggic of each Award.

For shure you could "export" a xml file of the Award and touch it. I made several times.
But take care to not overwrite one of the defaults Awards. Because in the next Award update you will loose all the changes made on the default award for sure.

Have a nice day.
Claudio
Claudio
CX8FS
F6FLU
Old Man
Posts: 266
Joined: 03 Aug 2015, 15:33
Location: Near Paris
Contact:

Re: How awards work ?

Post by F6FLU »

Thank you Claudio for your comment, yes indeed I did not publish the good screenshot here:
2022-01-09_14h27_25.jpg
2022-01-09_14h27_25.jpg (46.58 KiB) Viewed 177 times
We can see that the QSO is validated via LOTW

for the moment I don't want to touch the XML file I just want to know if it's a problem with me or if it's a Log4OM problem ?

Thanks again and 73
Dan - F6FLU
Windows 10 - i5 - SSD 512Go - 8 Go - Log4OM V2.18.0.0
FTdx5000 via Omnirig
https://F6FLU.org
F6FLU
Old Man
Posts: 266
Joined: 03 Aug 2015, 15:33
Location: Near Paris
Contact:

Re: How awards work ?

Post by F6FLU »

Hello
For Your Information :

after launching Rescan QSO references (more than 3 hours of calculation here) everything is back to normal

But the computer must be blocked for 3 hours even with a correct configuration with an i5 ; one 512Gb SSD and 8 GB of memory :oops: :oops:
Dan - F6FLU
Windows 10 - i5 - SSD 512Go - 8 Go - Log4OM V2.18.0.0
FTdx5000 via Omnirig
https://F6FLU.org
User avatar
cx8fs
Novice Class
Posts: 4
Joined: 24 May 2021, 01:41

Re: How awards work ?

Post by cx8fs »

Hello Dan!

It's great to see you solved the problem.
The rescan function take every single contact and check against the rules of the Award, so it could be very proccesing intense.

Thanks for share with the community your experience.

73
Claudio
Claudio
CX8FS
Post Reply