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Bob Willey
 

The scenario is that either a QSO is rejected in QRZ or an Incoming Confirmation Request comes in

I know there is a way to interrogate the Log(s) to see any occurence of say a CALLSIGN
How?
I had done this with someones direction, but I believe it was in a JTAlert Message direct and they are not kept.

Can anyone direct me to how to find the threads of a QSO and whether an exchange on FT8 was made???

This would be extremely helpful to me.

Thanks in advance, 73's de K3RLW 


Marion D. Kitchens
 


Bob,
With WSJTX running,  click on the File menu item.  Select "Open Log Directory", then open "wsjtx.log".  That is a standard text type file and you can do a "find" operation on the call sign of interest.
 
You can also open the ALL.TEXT file, but that is likely to be a huge file for doing a search.
 
Good Luck
 
de Marion,   K4GOK
 
 
 
On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:59:41 -0800 "Bob Willey" <bobwilley@...> writes:

The scenario is that either a QSO is rejected in QRZ or an Incoming Confirmation Request comes in

I know there is a way to interrogate the Log(s) to see any occurence of say a CALLSIGN
How?
I had done this with someones direction, but I believe it was in a JTAlert Message direct and they are not kept.

Can anyone direct me to how to find the threads of a QSO and whether an exchange on FT8 was made???

This would be extremely helpful to me.

Thanks in advance, 73's de K3RLW 
 


Bob Willey
 

That was helpful, but it seems to only show completed one line per QSO transactions.
No the actual back and forth, is it failed for instance.
Here is a snippet around the time I am looking for as an example of what is in the log:
2019-11-14,18:43:00,2019-11-14,18:44:00,CT3HF,IM12,14.075907,FT8,-11,-10,,FT8  Sent: -11  Rcvd: -10,
2019-11-14,19:16:45,2019-11-14,19:17:45,KS4OT,EM83,14.075821,FT8,-08,-04,,FT8  Sent: -08  Rcvd: -04,
2019-11-14,19:42:00,2019-11-14,19:44:00,N5XXZ,EM45,14.074957,FT8,-01,+04,,FT8  Sent: -01  Rcvd: +04,
2019-11-14,20:03:45,2019-11-14,20:03:45,HK3JJH,FJ24,24.915499,FT8,,,,FT8,
2019-11-14,20:15:30,2019-11-14,20:16:30,V31MA,,18.100264,FT8,+05,+05,,FT8  Sent: +05  Rcvd: +05,
2019-11-14,20:20:00,2019-11-14,20:21:00,W7QDM,DN43,18.101891,FT8,-07,-08,,FT8  Sent: -07  Rcvd: -08,
2019-11-14,20:23:00,2019-11-14,20:24:00,N0GTO,,18.101497,FT8,-09,-15,,FT8  Sent: -09  Rcvd: -15,

This is the idea, but the log file I had seen before when someone questioned a QSO had multiple lines showing the whole interaction.  They had walked me thru it, but it was in JTAlert Messaging, and it doesn't go back, it gets purged apparently.

Is there another detailed log?




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Bob Willey
K3RLW

(410) 251-8960 | K3RLW@...

http://qrz.com/db/K3RLW

5161 Ocean Gateway, Trappe Maryland 21673-2023 USA


On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 9:54 PM Marion D. Kitchens <k4gok@...> wrote:
Bob,
With WSJTX running,  click on the File menu item.  Select "Open Log Directory", then open "wsjtx.log".  That is a standard text type file and you can do a "find" operation on the call sign of interest.
 
You can also open the ALL.TEXT file, but that is likely to be a huge file for doing a search.
 
Good Luck
 
de Marion,   K4GOK
 
 
 
On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:59:41 -0800 "Bob Willey" <bobwilley@...> writes:
The scenario is that either a QSO is rejected in QRZ or an Incoming Confirmation Request comes in

I know there is a way to interrogate the Log(s) to see any occurence of say a CALLSIGN
How?
I had done this with someones direction, but I believe it was in a JTAlert Message direct and they are not kept.

Can anyone direct me to how to find the threads of a QSO and whether an exchange on FT8 was made???

This would be extremely helpful to me.

Thanks in advance, 73's de K3RLW 
 


Michael Black
 

You have to look in ALL.TXT -- same directory...from a cmd prompt.

For example to find your QSO with CT3HF...

find "K3RLW" all.txt | find "CT3HF"

de W9MDB


On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:42:45 PM CST, Bob Willey <bobwilley@...> wrote:


That was helpful, but it seems to only show completed one line per QSO transactions.
No the actual back and forth, is it failed for instance.
Here is a snippet around the time I am looking for as an example of what is in the log:
2019-11-14,18:43:00,2019-11-14,18:44:00,CT3HF,IM12,14.075907,FT8,-11,-10,,FT8  Sent: -11  Rcvd: -10,
2019-11-14,19:16:45,2019-11-14,19:17:45,KS4OT,EM83,14.075821,FT8,-08,-04,,FT8  Sent: -08  Rcvd: -04,
2019-11-14,19:42:00,2019-11-14,19:44:00,N5XXZ,EM45,14.074957,FT8,-01,+04,,FT8  Sent: -01  Rcvd: +04,
2019-11-14,20:03:45,2019-11-14,20:03:45,HK3JJH,FJ24,24.915499,FT8,,,,FT8,
2019-11-14,20:15:30,2019-11-14,20:16:30,V31MA,,18.100264,FT8,+05,+05,,FT8  Sent: +05  Rcvd: +05,
2019-11-14,20:20:00,2019-11-14,20:21:00,W7QDM,DN43,18.101891,FT8,-07,-08,,FT8  Sent: -07  Rcvd: -08,
2019-11-14,20:23:00,2019-11-14,20:24:00,N0GTO,,18.101497,FT8,-09,-15,,FT8  Sent: -09  Rcvd: -15,

This is the idea, but the log file I had seen before when someone questioned a QSO had multiple lines showing the whole interaction.  They had walked me thru it, but it was in JTAlert Messaging, and it doesn't go back, it gets purged apparently.

Is there another detailed log?




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Bob Willey
K3RLW

(410) 251-8960 | K3RLW@...

http://qrz.com/db/K3RLW

5161 Ocean Gateway, Trappe Maryland 21673-2023 USA

On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 9:54 PM Marion D. Kitchens <k4gok@...> wrote:
Bob,
With WSJTX running,  click on the File menu item.  Select "Open Log Directory", then open "wsjtx.log".  That is a standard text type file and you can do a "find" operation on the call sign of interest.
 
You can also open the ALL.TEXT file, but that is likely to be a huge file for doing a search.
 
Good Luck
 
de Marion,   K4GOK
 
 
 
On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:59:41 -0800 "Bob Willey" <bobwilley@...> writes:
The scenario is that either a QSO is rejected in QRZ or an Incoming Confirmation Request comes in

I know there is a way to interrogate the Log(s) to see any occurence of say a CALLSIGN
How?
I had done this with someones direction, but I believe it was in a JTAlert Message direct and they are not kept.

Can anyone direct me to how to find the threads of a QSO and whether an exchange on FT8 was made???

This would be extremely helpful to me.

Thanks in advance, 73's de K3RLW 
 


Gary - AC6EG
 

Hi Bob
In the scenario you describe, I find it useful to open all.txt in Notepad.   I click on Edit > Find and enter his callsign and my callsign.  Now every time I press enter, the cursor will jump to the next time I made a transmission to that callsign.  The search begins from wherever the cursor is located in the text, so if I am researching a recent QSO,  I can start the search somewhere near the bottom of the file.  I can quickly find every interaction I've had with a given callsign.  



Bob Willey
 

Thanks everyone.

I cannot locate any QSO for the one Incoming Confirmation Request.
Interesting....

Request ReceivedQSO DateCallsignActions
1  2020-01-14  07:42:02  2019-11-20   K3RLW de K6JMQ  

 

I did send an e-mail (got from QRZ page thankfully it was there), to ask for any details on what they saw as a contact.
Incase I missed something.
It is possible it was a SSB contact, but most of those I do an immediate "Log a NEW contact with K6JMQ"

Have not heard anything back from him.


WB8ASI Herb
 

Hey Gary....thanks for the tip.  Wish I would have known you can do that.  Sure will save scrolling thru the miles of log. Herb WB8ASI.

On January 15, 2020 at 10:56 AM Gary - AC6EG <AC6EG@...> wrote:

Hi Bob
In the scenario you describe, I find it useful to open all.txt in Notepad.   I click on Edit > Find and enter his callsign and my callsign.  Now every time I press enter, the cursor will jump to the next time I made a transmission to that callsign.  The search begins from wherever the cursor is located in the text, so if I am researching a recent QSO,  I can start the search somewhere near the bottom of the file.  I can quickly find every interaction I've had with a given callsign.  



 


Gary - AC6EG
 

On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 11:22 AM, WB8ASI Herb wrote:
Hey Gary....thanks for the tip.  Wish I would have known you can do that.  Sure will save scrolling thru the miles of log. Herb WB8ASI.
The all.txt file is such a valuable resource, I have a shortcut to it on my desktop.  If you have never deleted it,  you may find your all.txt file contains thousands of decoded entries going back to when you first started using WSJT-X.   I was concerned about the size of this file affecting performance and have made it my practice to limit it to one year.  I rename and save old files as 2014_All.txt,  2015_All.txt, etc.  Never know when you might want to dig through an old file for some reason.   The Notepad "Find" tool is very flexible and can be used to search for almost anything.

73 de Gary - AC6EG 


Bob Willey
 

I just setup a Shortcut, great idea, put on Desktop of Windows10

Named:  Find WSJT-X Contacts

C:\Windows\notepad.exe   C:\Users\INSETUSERNAMEHERE\AppData\Local\WSJT-X\ALL.TXT

 

Mine is:   C:\Windows\notepad.exe C:\Users\bobwilley\AppData\Local\WSJT-X\ALL.TXT
Start in:  C:\Windows

Run: Normal Window