This will happen when Club log determines one of the following situations:

  • The QSO was not a direct point to point QSO, but was made via a relay using  an intermediate technology
  • The QSO was a cross-band QSO

QSOs made in either of those circumstances do not count towards DXCC.

How does Club Log know that the QSO was not a direct point-to-point QSO?

Club Log determines this from the ADIF PROP_MODE field. If the PROP MODE field in a QSO record has one of the following values, Club Log knows the QSO was not a direct point to point QSO:

ECH - Echolink

INTERNET - Internet assisted

RPT - Terrestrial or atmospheric repeater or transponder

SAT - Satellite

DSTAR - Internet assisted (this is a generalisation but generally is true)


Some operations are known to be satellite only, in which case an exception is added mapping all QSOs within the exception period to "SATELLITE, INTERNET or REPEATER".


How does Club Log know that a QSO is cross-band?

Club Log determines this from the ADIF BAND_TX and BAND_RX fields. If the BAND_TX value in a QSO record has a value that is different to that for the BAND_RX field, the QSO is determined to be cross-band.