R.T. and Team,
The satellite list is carried in TQSL which is revised frequently. A release came out on February 4, 2019 adding JO-97, FO-99 and QO-100 to the list of supported satellites. That should pretty much bring them up to date. I am sure everyone is keeping their TQSL version current as that is where these additions reside. Going back through the TSQL Change Log it looks to me like most everything is there. In the January 23, 2017 TQSL Update they even added "SAREX" and "MIREX" to catch old QSO's that may be coming along as people enter paper logs from the good old days to the LoTW.
And, yes, as far as syntax goes gotta use the right name or things don't work quite right. But, heck, SATpc32 is exactly the same. Trying to write code to cover every possible "creative" use of a satellite name can run to hundreds if not thousands of lines of code and it really serves no purpose other than allowing us, the end users, to be very sloppy.
So bottom line to me is the ARRL is not as unresponsive as it may seem. So like I said, I am sure everyone has updated to the latest release (February 14, 2019 config.xml v11.7). If you have done that you are ready to log QSO's through FO-99, JO-97 and if you are lucky enough to live in the covered part of the globe QO-100.
On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 2:53 PM R.T.Liddy [email protected] wrote:
ARRL does not give much attention to Satellite LoTW users and/or operations - IMHO. If there is something needing to be done for DXCC-HF, they fall over themselves working on it - again, IMHO. Maybe we should bombard various League Officials with e-mails to get their attention? I'm not suggesting this as a solution, just a question in the recesses of my mind.
Perhaps, a knowledgeable person from the SAT Community could work with a willing person at the ARRL. They might be able to get things corrected and up-to-date some day. HIHI
GL/73, Bob K8BL
(50+ Year ARRL Member, AMSAT Member since 1979)
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:01:46 PM CST, Paul Stoetzer < [email protected]> wrote:
Note that the list on the ARRL's website has not been updated with the recent additions of JO-97, FO-99, and QO-100. Also, it lists "EO88", but the correct name in the LoTW configuration file is "EO-88"
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