Determining Your DXCC Account Number
Several of DXKeeper's functions involve downloading information about granted DXCC Credits from the ARRL web site. For these functions to work, you must specify your DXCC account number in the Log Settings panel on the Configuration window's Log tab. To determine this number,
Using your web browser, navigate to https://lotw.arrl.org/lotwuser/awards?awg_id=&ac_acct=
Log in with your LotW username and password
Click the Awards tab
Under the Your LotW ARRL DXCC (DX Century Club) Account(s) heading on the left, use the pulldown selector to choose a DXCC account, and then click the Select DXCC Award Account button beneath the selector.
- Your web browser will display a table summarizing your DXCC Account Status.
If a hyperlink named View Award Credit Matrix appears beneath this table, then examine the URL your browser is displaying; it will look like
In the ac_acct=n section of the URL, n is the selected DXCC account's account number. Specify this DXCC account number in the Log Settings panel on the Configuration window's Log tab.
If a hyperlink named View Award Credit Matrix does not appear beneath this table, then you must first link your LotW account to your DXCC record before you can proceed further:
Click the Link Account hyperlink in the Notes section to the left of the Account Status table
Your web browser will display a Link Account page, in which you must specify the current callsign and any past callsigns associated with your DXCC record
After specifying the appropriate current and past callsigns, click the Request linking hyperlink
- Your link request will be submitted to the ARRL
When you receive notification that this request has been processed, repeat steps 1 through 5 above to determine the DXCC Account number to specify in the Log Settings panel on the Configuration window's Log tab.