Cabrillo Foramt

Below is the example of a Cabrillo template and log file that was converted to Cabrillo. You final log should look like this when submitted.

Column Numbers Field  

  • 1-4    “QSO:” (do not put the quotes in!)
  • 6    Frequency (NOT BAND)
  • 12    Mode (PH/CW/PS for Phone/Morse Code/PSK31 or other digi modes)
  • 15    Date
  • 26    Time
  • 31    YOUR call sign
  • 45    RS(T) sent
  • 49    Exchange sent
  • 56    OTHER stations call sign
  • 70    RS(T) received
  • 74    Exchange received

  1. All times are UTC
  2. ARRL-SECTION: tag (or v3.0 LOCATION: tag) is used to identify DE stations in log checking software. ie: ARRL-SECTION: DE or LOCATION: DE. 
    1. All non-DE can be ARRL-SECTION: EPA, LOCATION: PA, LOCATION: DX etc.
  3. Band can be the actual radio frequency ex: 14235 or band identifiers ex:14000.
  4. Valid modes in Cabrillo are CW, PH and RY. All non-CW digital modes are RY in Cabrillo.
  5. Cabrillo log filenames are urCall.log or urCall.cbr - where urCall is your callsign.