Cabrillo Format for CQMM DX Contest Logs

Cabrillo is a universal log submission format created by Trey Garlough, N5KO. But each contest has his own specifications for electronic log. CQMM DX Contest use the Cabrillo version 3.0 only. As best we know, only N1MMLogger Contest Software has full support for CQMM DX Contest and correct log format.

When you send in your log, a software running on the server (called Robot) will check all information as Category, QSO data, Exchange and will send back to you a report “RESULT OF YOUR LOG SUBMITION”, so you will know if your log is fine or has problems.

Bellow, the description for all Cabrillo file fields and specifications for CQMM DX Contest
ATTENTION: DO NOT TRY TO EDIT YOUR LOG FILE BY HAND.

START-OF-LOG: version-number X.X
Must be the first line of the log submission. The cabrillo shall be version 3.0, any other version will not work with the robot!

CALLSIGN: The callsign used during the contest.

CONTEST: The contest-name must be CQMMDX

CATEGORY-OPERATOR: The category-operator must be one of the following
SINGLE-OP
MULTI-OP
CHECKLOG

CATEGORY-ASSISTED: The category-assisted must be one of the following, but  It doesn’t matter, once DX Alert Network (DXCluster, Skimmer, etc) is allowed to everybody.
ASSISTED
NON-ASSISTED

CATEGORY-MODE: The category-mode must be CW.
CW

CATEGORY-BAND: The category-band must be one of the following
ALL
80M
40M
20M
15M
10M

CATEGORY-POWER: The category-power must be one of the following
HIGH
LOW
QRP

CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: The category-transmitter must be one of the following
ONE

CLAIMED-SCORE: The claimed-score of the log submission, in integer form such as 6201383 or 96153 or 192. DO NOT USE COMMAS OR POINTS.

CLUB: Name of the radio club with which the score should be aggregated.

CREATED-BY: Name and version of the logging program used to create the Cabrillo file. (This field is optional and fulfil by your log software.)

LOCATION: USA and Canada stations please put your State, Province, or ARRL Section. All others please put DX. (This field is optional, not checked by the Robot.)

EMAIL: A place to put an email address, if desired. If blank, we use the sender email to contact you if needed.

NAME: You full Name. Maximum of 75 characters long.

ADDRESS: Mailing address, each line should be a maximum of 45 characters long. Up to 6 address lines are permitted.

ADDRESS-CITY: City name.

ADDRESS-STATE-PROVINCE: State-Province name.

ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: Optional fields for providing mailing address details.

ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Country of your mailing address.

OPERATORS: callsign1 [callsign2 callsign3…]
A space-delimited list of operator callsigns for multi operator stations, or single operator entries who wish to show they operated at another station.

SOAPBOX: Enter as many lines of soapbox text as you wish. Each line is a maximum of 75 characters long and must begin with SOAPBOX: followed by a space.

QSO: qso-data
The qso-data format is shown below:
cqmmdx-cabrilloformat

Note for Column 81 (transmitter number):  For the MULTI-ONE category, the last column in the log indicates which transmitter made the QSO. It must be a 0 or a 1. This column is required for other categories with value 0.

END-OF-LOG:
Must be the last line of the log submission.

Example of correct format log

START-OF-LOG: 3.0
LOCATION: DX
CALLSIGN: RJ4F
CLUB: R4F-DX-G
CONTEST: CQMMDX
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-ASSISTED: NON-ASSISTED
CATEGORY-BAND: 15M
CATEGORY-MODE: CW
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
CATEGORY-STATION: FIXED
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONE
CLAIMED-SCORE: 18
OPERATORS: RJ4F
NAME: Denis V. Ogurok
ADDRESS: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
ADDRESS-CITY: XXXXXXXXX Lomov
ADDRESS-STATE-PROVINCE: XX
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: XXXXXXX
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
CREATED-BY: N1MM Logger V11.3.3
QSO: 21000 CW 2011-04-17 1622 RJ4F          599 EU     KU2M          599 NA     0
QSO: 21000 CW 2011-04-17 1648 RJ4F          599 EU     N4BP          599 NA     0
QSO: 21000 CW 2011-04-17 1653 RJ4F          599 EU     VQ51V         599 NA     0
END-OF-LOG: