Thanks to free on-line geo mapping tools, it is now possible to create a map of your contacts. Several applications offered to the amateur radio community by talented developers are now available on-line. Almost all of these tools are based on grid square locators conversion algorithm, external mapping services such as Google maps API integration and often require a standard ADIF or EDI logbook file as input.
Here are some of the most interesting resources available on the web.
A web site offering a QRZ
.com integrated mapping service. Allows creating a google map of your QSOs adding a list of QSOs manually or importing an ADIF log file. Registration and a QRZ
.com account is required.
Write down grid squares of your QSOs and this nice online tool will create a World map with all contacts QTH linked to your home QTH. The QSO map picture can be downloaded for resharing.
With this tool it is possible to create QSO maps overlay on Google maps there each QSO get a line from the home location to each DX location. An EDI logbook file is used as input. The creation will only use complete locator in the 6 characters format.
Web based Amateur Radio Log Analyzer display qso map based on uploaded log, support ADIF Cabrillo REG1TEST-Edi and STF-Logfile format Publish statistics broken by QSO7h Squares, fields or DXCC.
Create an on-line QSO Map of your contacts submitting a simple EDI contest log file. The EDI file must contain locators, the app will create a nice map based on google maps engine. Map will be saved online and the resulting url can be easily shared on social networks.
LogView is a free post-contest log-visualisation tool, for analysing contest performance. It plots the QSOs in a Cabrillo-format contest-log on to one of 8 different maps by finding the position of each QSO from an online database of about 970,000 W/VE callsigns.
This web application will read in a ham radio ADIF file produced by many logging programs and map contacts on a Google map. This simple tool converts also the log file into a KML file that can be easily downloaded and imported into Google Earth for a tridimensional view of your QSOs.