shedberg (shedberg) wrote,
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N3FJP's amateur radio logging software

I have been using the N3FJP's amateur radio logging software since I upgraded to General a year ago. I'm slowly starting to realize what a robust program it is. About a month ago, I started using the DX packet cluster feature about a month ago - very slick. Last night I played around with the software's ability to print out mailing labels, which (with a little tweaking) will be a much more effective way for me to do my QSL cards. Now I want to explore interfacing the computer directly to the radio with my ICOM CT-17 CI-V level converter. I've had the CT-17 since I purchased the radio well over year ago, but have never used it. Setting it up looks pretty straight forward. I should have an available RS-232C cable and then I just need to solder a set of PowerPoles onto the power cable and I'll be in business. The biggest benefit this will give me is the ability to have the QSO freq directly logged. I may also be nice using this direct computer-to-radio interface with the DX cluster capability... simpily click on the DX spot that you want to go to and the radio switches over to it. So... we'll see how it goes.
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