Contribute
Logs from all contests are accepted. Some of the more commonly donated logs come from:

CQ WW DX
CQ WPX
CQ 160M
ARRL DX
ARRL Sweepstakes
ARRL RTTY Roundup
ARRL 10M
ARRL 160M
IARU Radiosport
Russian DX Contest
Worked All Europe

Submit logs by email to logs@supercheckpartial.com.

VHF Super Check Partial
Please send VHF Cabrillo logs for the VHF-specific SCP files to Dave, W9ZRX by email to zephd@indy.rr.com.

Download VHF SCP files by visiting the VHF SCP Site.

Super Check Partial Database Files for Amateur Radio Contesting

About SCP

There are contesters out there who can remember every call they have ever worked. For the rest of us, it is all we can do to remember who we worked in the contest just hours before!

The Super Check Partial database files provide a list of callsigns used by active contesters. The data comes from Cabrillo logs contributed by contesters themselves. Contributed logs from the past 24 months are used to create the database. These logs are combined and filtered so that they result in a fairly good (but not perfect) list. The files do not contain any QSO data, such as state, CQ zone, Maidenhead Grid Locator, etc.

Super Check Partial is a feature that K1EA first introduced in his CT logging software. However, it is now supported by all the major contest logging programs. It enables the use of the database to extend the list of calls that appear in the check partial call window. Used correctly, it can help you more quickly pull a call out of the QRM. Used incorrectly, e.g. to guess calls, it can result in stupid mistakes and significant score reductions. Caveat emptor!

The files provided are a set of super check partial databases created using tools developed by Jim, AD1C and Ken, K1EA. The dta files can be used with CT, WriteLog, TRlog, SD, N1MM Logger, NA, Win-Test, and others. The scp file is for use with Win-Test.

Note: If your callsign does not appear in the latest version of the database and you would like to add it, please send me an email at logs@supercheckpartial.com. I will add the callsign in the next release. However, remember that this is a database of active contesters. The best way to keep your callsign in the database is to make contest QSOs!

How to Download

Download the zip file to get all of the files, or click on each to download them individually. (Depending on your browser, you may have to right click on the link and select Save Target As...)

Master Files (August 19, 2014)

Below are files for the main Super Check Partial database. These files are generated from all contest logs donated by the contesting community regardless of mode.

File Name Description Calls Size
SCP_VER20140819.zip All master files below contained in one zip file.   1429 Kb
master.dta File with all calls.
Use this for international contests where anyone can work anyone.
44,992 1187 Kb
masterdx.dta File with DX calls (outside W/VE)
Use this for DX contests such as the ARRL DX Contest (from W/VE side).
29,127 796 Kb
masusve.dta File with only W/VE calls.
Use this when working from the DX side of the ARRL DX Contest or for W/VE domestic contests.
17,028 397 Kb
masterss.dta File with only W, VE and US Territory calls.
Use this when working the ARRL November Sweepstakes Contest.
17,364 406 Kb
master.scp File with all calls.
For use with Win-Test software. It contains all calls in an ASCII format.
44,992 317 Kb

The main database set of files was created out of 3,660,014 QSOs from 3,973 logs. The full data set contained 124,616 unique calls which were filtered to create the master files.

A version number has been included in all files in the format VERyyyymmdd.

Log Submission Instructions

The more logs that are contributed, the better the database. Follow the instructions below to have your logs included:

  • Send Cabrillo files only!
  • File name must be call.log (exactly the same way you submit it to the contest sponsor!)
  • Files should be as attachments to an email. You can put them in a zip file, but it is better if you don't.
  • Logs from any contest are accepted. Some of the more commonly donated logs come from:
CQ WW DX - CW, Phone, RTTY
CQ WPX - CW, Phone, RTTY
CQ 160M - CW, Phone
ARRL DX - CW, Phone
ARRL Sweepstakes - CW, Phone
ARRL RTTY Roundup
ARRL 10M
ARRL 160M
IARU Radiosport
Russian DX Contest
Worked All Europe - CW, Phone, RTTY
  • Only logs from the past 2 years are needed (to keep the data "fresh"). That means you only should submit logs from 2012 and later.
  • Submit files at any time.  Send them in at the same time you submit to the contest sponsor!
  • Send to logs@supercheckpartial.com

All files submitted become the property of K6TU and will be used only for the purpose of creating the master call files.

If you would like to have your call blocked from appearing in the SCP files, please send an email to logs@supercheckpartial.com as well.  Some people have chosen to do this because they don't want others to use assistance in copying their callsign.

New versions of the master files may be created at any time.  Expect new files in January and October in advance of the Spring and Fall contest seasons. You can view the release history here.

If you find busted calls in the master files, or you want to have your call excluded from the master files, please send an email to logs@supercheckpartial.com.