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Ham Radio Deluxe - Best Logging Software for Amateur Radio Operators

Wondering Which Ham Radio Logger You Should Use?

HRD Logbook is a QSO Logger with DX Cluster, Operating Awards, & More

The Last Logger You Will Ever Need. Use With WSJT-X or JTDX to log FT8 & FT4 QSOs.

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook is the QSO logger used by 40,000 amateur radio operators in 130 countries worldwide.

The ham radio log is one of the most important parts about amateur radio. Keeping a log is made easier with Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook. Get off your paper log!

HRD Logbook is a powerful ham radio QSO logging software program within the Ham Radio Deluxe Software suite. It is both a complete DX operations center, as well as a fantastic general purpose logger. With powerful features, HRD Logbook is ideally positioned to be the only centralized logger you will need.

Beginning with a robust database engine, Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook screams operating convenience. Everything you need is conveniently arranged on one user interface.

Packed with features, it is the ideal shack accessory for everyone from the novice rag-chewer to the most accomplished paper-hanger.

It becomes a DXer's best asset. Keep track of all important amateur contact information in your log with the click of a mouse.

Look up name, QTH, and other important information about your amateur contacts in your log using a variety of online and offline sources. Interface with the popular QRZ.com call sign database (subscription required), or a free look up service.

Logbook also interfaces with DX Spider cluster servers for spotting the rare ones. The Bandmap feature graphically displays spots within a band with up to 10 bands visible at once.

With just a click of a mouse, swing your beam to the DX station’s heading.

Once you have the rare DX in your ham radio log, integration Logbook of the World (LOTW) is easy. Obtain your callsign certificate from the ARRL, install Trusted QSL (TQSL), and you are ready to upload your QSOs to your LOTW account. Easy!

Downloading from LoTW is just as simple. In fact, Logbook interfaces with many popular electronic logging and electronic QSL services, including eQSL, HRDLog, and ClubLog. Logbook keeps track of many popular awards too.

  • DX cluster support for DX Spider, CC Cluster, and AR Cluster
  • Auto-population of frequency and mode from radio integration
  • Supports HF, VHF, and UHF operating
  • Worked Status Indicators (WSI) in DX cluster show you what DX you need to work and confirm
  • Over 200 awards supported in 16 awards programs (endorsements); DXCC, IOTA, CQ WAZ, WAS, and more; advanced awards reporting
  • Easily import your log as an ADIF
  • One-click LOTW upload/download
  • Never lose a log again. Logbook will automatically backup your log files to your local hard drive or to cloud services like Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, Google Drive, iCloud, and many more.
  • Automatic upload and/or download to eQSL, ClubLog, QRZ log, HRD Log.net
  • Callsign lookup integration with QRZ.com, QRZ CD, Buckmaster CD, RAC CD, HamCall.com subscription, Callbook.info, HamQTH, QRZcq
  • Country atlas info via Wikipedia
  • Integration to automatically log QSOs from WSJT X, JTDX, and JTAlert for your JT65, FT8, and FT4 digital modes; Logbook will automatically log QSOs into Logbook from popular radio contesting software like N1MM for VHF, UHF, or HF contests. (Many other contest loggers are supported. Consult the documentation to see if your contest logging program supports UDP broadcast of QSO data).
  • Integration with Google Earth to lookup DX location
  • Able to network and share a single log across multiple stations for real-time logging updates
  • Able to record rig audio for playback
  • Print labels for QSL cards
  • Continually updated solar weather via WWV and WCY
  • Bandmap view of DX spots

Visit our YouTube channel for helpful videos on "Keeping a Log. "

The ARRL has a great resource that describes the reasons for logging. You can find that article by clicking here.

The Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook Setup can be found in our online manual by clicking here.

Ham Radio Deluxe Videos and Screenshot Images

Here's a video that demonstrates how to apply for DXCC awards using Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook and LOTW.

Here's a video that demonstrates how to use WSJT-X with Ham Radio Deluxe to log FT4, FT8, and other recent digital modes (using sound cards).

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook Logger

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook Main QSO Logging Screen

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook DX Awards Tracking Report

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook DX Awards Tracking Totals

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook DX Awards Matrix

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook DX Awards Tracking Matrix

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