Ham Radio Deluxe - Best Logging Software for Amateur Radio Operators

QSO Logging with Control for Ham Radios, DX Cluster, Operating Awards

Logbook - also known as HRDLog - is a powerful ham radio QSO logging software program within Ham Radio Deluxe. It is both a complete DX operations center, as well as a fantastic general purpose logger.

Beginning with a robust database engine, Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook screams operating convenience.

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 contact information with the click of a mouse.

Look up name, QTH, and other important information about your contacts 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
  • 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 contest logging software like N1MM. (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

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

HRD Logbook Main Screen

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook Main QSO Logging Screen

HRD Logbook DX Awards Tracking Report

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook DX Awards Tracking Totals

HRD Logbook DX Awards Matrix

Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook DX Awards Tracking Matrix

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