DXKeeper 16.2.4 is available

Dave AA6YQ

* If you are using Window Defender Antivirus (Windows 10), update it to its latest malware definition in


before installing or upgrading to DXKeeper 16.2.4

This version

- corrects the error message displayed when attempting to Sync LoTW QSOs or Sync LoTW QSLs with no LoTW account password specified

- corrects a regression in preserving visibility of the Comment/QSLMsg items in the Capture window (tnx to Chuck WS1L, Andy K0AF,
Rien PA7RA, Don WB6BEE, Jim W5ABA, and John K1ESE)

- prevents an errorlog.txt file entry from being generated in state 5 of Capture.NoteMsgToggle_Click (tnx to Chuck WS1L)

- correctly handles double-clicking the letter R in the Mixed column on the Realtime Award Tracking window's IOTA tab (tnx to Aart

- ignores leading and trailing blanks in the items specified in the "Replacement options" panel on the Main window's Import QSOs tab
(tnx to Stewart G0LGS)

- if the "Sync LoTW QSOs" function encounters a duplicate QSO, sets the QSO's Select item to 'Y' (tnx to Glenn W0GJ)

- provides the "Advanced Sorts, Filters, and Modifiers" window's Duplicate filter with a Merge option that harvests information from
duplicate QSOs whose Select items are set to 'Y' and places it into empty items in the QSO whose Select item will not be set to 'Y'
(tnx to Glenn W0GJ)

- provides the "Duplicate Checking" panel on the Main window's "Import QSOs" tab with a "Merge information from each duplicate into
the existing QSO" option that when enabled updates information not present in an existing QSO with information harvested from an
imported duplicate QSO

- when double-clicking a callsign in Commander's Bandspread or Spectrum-Waterfall windows with SpotCollector's "Log Filter" set to
"call" and DXKeeper's "Display previous QSOs on Lookup" disabled, directs DXKeeper to populate its Filter panel textbox with the
double-clicked callsign (tnx to Jim W5ABA)

- includes the GRIDSQUARE and VUCC_GRIDS items when submitting a QSO to Club Log, and recognizes Club Log's new "Updated" response
(tnx to Michael G7VJR)

- updates the FilterLog.htm, Import.htm, QSL.htm, and ViewEditLog.htm documentation files


1. Update your firewall and anti-malware applications to consider this new version of DXKeeper to be "safe"

a. JOTTI virus scan: 0 of 15 scanners detected malware in this version's executable

b. VirusTotal: 0 of 69 scanners detected malware in this version's executable

c. submitted to Microsoft for analysis by Windows Defender: no malware detected in this version's executable

2. If this upgrade doesn't work correctly, see the "After an Upgrade" section of

3. After upgrading, to revert to the previous version of DXKeeper, see

DXKeeper 16.2.4 is available via the DXLab Launcher and via



Dave, AA6YQ