1/16/2013 1/1/2014 Delta
3,556 QSO records 3,955 QSO records 399 QSO records
1,486 QSL records 1,780 QSL records 294 QSL records
42% QSL/QSO 45% QSL/QSO 74% QSL/QSO
54,750 LoTW users 62,151 LoTW users 7401 increase in registered LoTW users
It is nice to see the number of registered LoTW users going up each year. The 14% increase of users helped drive up everyone's LoTW QSL/QSO ratios. We saw a 3% increase in our overall QSL/QSO ratio in 2013 as a result. Tell your friends now is a great time to jump in and join The Logbook of The World.
I am looking forward to the day when we see the number of registered LoTW users increase to 100,000 or 200,000 hams worldwide. How about 1,000,000 LoTW subscribers? What will the average QSL/QSO LoTW ratio be when that happens? Pretty darn good I am sure.
So how does your QSL/QSO LoTW ratio compare? Not using the LoTW yet? Well come on and join the fun.
Good DX and 73, NJ2X
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