START-OF-LOG: version-number

Must be the first line of the log submission. The current version-number is 2.0.

END-OF-LOG:

Must be the last line of the log submission.

ARRL-SECTION: arrl-section

For USA and Canada stations arrl-section must be the ARRL section abbreviation as shown in http://www.arrl.org/contests/sections.abv.html. For foreign stations arrl-section must be DX. This information is required for IARU-HF and for all ARRL contests, such as ARRL-10, ARRL-DX-SSB, etc.

CALLSIGN: callsign

The callsign used during the contest.

CATEGORY: operator-category band-category power-category [mode-category]

For HF contests the operator-category must be one of the following: SINGLE-OP, SINGLE-OP-ASSISTED, MULTI-ONE, MULTI-TWO, MULTI-MULTI, SCHOOL-CLUB (ARRL-SS-CW and ARRL-SS-SSB only), SWL, or CHECKLOG. For VHF contests the operator-category must be one of the following: SINGLE-OP, SINGLE-OP-PORTABLE, ROVER, MULTI-LIMITED, MULTI-UNLIMITED or CHECKLOG.

For HF contests the band-category must be one of the following: ALL, 160M, 80M, 40M, 20M, 15M or 10M. For VHF contests the band-category must be one of the following: ALL or LIMITED.

The power-category must be HIGH, LOW or QRP.

The mode-category must be CW, SSB or MIXED and is only permitted for single operator entries in multi-mode contests that permit single mode entries such as IARU-HF and the 10 Meter Contest.

CATEGORY-ASSISTED: [assisted-status]

The value or assisted-status must be ASSISTED or NON-ASSISTED and may be specified for any contest.

CATEGORY-DXPEDITION: [dxpedition-status]

The value dxpedition-status must be DXPEDITION or NON-DXPEDITION. This tag aplies only to RSGB-IOTA.

CATEGORY-OVERLAY: [category-overlay...]

The category overlay of the log submission when appropriate. In CQ-WPX CW and CQ-WPX-SSB, category overlay may be any combination of ROOKIE, BAND-LIMITED, TB-WIRES. In STEW-PERRY,category overlay may be OVER-50. In IARU-HF, category overlay may be HQ.

CATEGORY-TIME: time-category

The time category is only applicable to the RSGB IOTA Contest and must be either 12-HOURS or 24-HOURS.

CLAIMED-SCORE: n

The claimed-score of the log submission, in integer form such as 1217315 or 19113 or 12.

CLUB: text

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

CONTEST: contest-name

The contest-name must be one of the following: AP-SPRINT, ARRL-10, ARRL-160, ARRL-DX-CW, ARRL-DX-SSB, ARRL-SS-CW, ARRL-SS-SSB, ARRL-UHF-AUG, ARRL-VHF-JAN, ARRL-VHF-JUN, ARRL-VHF-SEP, ARRL-RTTY, BARTG-RTTY, CQ-160-CW, CQ-160-SSB CQ-WPX-CW, CQ-WPX-RTTY, CQ-WPX-SSB, CQ-VHF, CQ-WW-CW, CQ-WW-RTTY, CQ-WW-SSB, DARC-WAEDC-CW, DARC-WAEDC-RTTY, DARC-WAEDC-SSB, DL-DX-RTTY, IARU-HF, JIDX-CW, JIDX-SSB, NAQP-CW, NAQP-RTTY, NAQP-SSB, NA-SPRINT-CW, NA-SPRINT-SSB, NEQP, OCEANIA-DX-CW, OCEANIA-DX-SSB, RSGB-IOTA, SAC-CW, SAC-SSB, SARTG-WW-RTTY, STEW-PERRY or TARA-RTTY.

CREATED-BY: text

Name and version of the logging program used to create the Cabrillo file.

IOTA-ISLAND-NAME: text

This tag is only applicable to the RSGB-IOTA contest and should be speficied by island stations to indicate the name of the island they operated from (not the IOTA reference number).

NAME: text
ADDRESS: text

Name and address.

OPERATORS: callsign1 [callsign2 callsign3...]

A space-delimited list of operator callsign(s). You may also list the callsign of the host station by placing an "@" caracter in front of the callsign within the operator list, such as

OPERATORS: @N6IJ

OFFTIME: begin-time end-time

This tag is used to indicate off-time that must be claimed by single operators in the WAE contest.

         -----begin----- ------end------
OFFTIME: date       time date       time
OFFTIME: yyyy-mm-dd nnnn yyyy-mm-dd nnnn
OFFTIME: 2002-03-22 0300 2002-03-22 0743
0000000001111111111222222222233333333334
1234567890123456789012345678901234567890
SOAPBOX: text

Soapbox comments.

QSO: qso-data

QSO data as specified by the Cabrillo QSO data format.