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[CQ-Contest] NAOMI map-suite now FREE to download

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Subject: [CQ-Contest] NAOMI map-suite now FREE to download
From: "Tim Makins" <tim.ei8ic@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 14:13:05 +0100
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NAOMI, the North American Overlay Mapper has been re-issued as a Windows 
program. After much feedback from previous NAOMI users, I have completely 
rebuilt the NAOMI map-suite, and integrated it into a Visual Basic shell for 
ease of use and full Windows compatibility.

There's more good news: starting with the latest version v1.2, NAOMI is now 
available for download completely free of charge. Get a FULLY WORKING copy 
of NAOMI on your computer for as long as you wish to keep it. No 
nag-screens, no adverts, nothing to go out of date, no need to do anything 
else but use and enjoy the best North American Ham Radio Mapping system 
currently available.

Here are some of the great NAOMI features:

47 full screen (1020 x 650 pixel) maps at 1:2,000,000 scale. 2 full screen 
overview maps at 1:20,000,000 scale

Each map has 9 backgrounds: CQ Zones, ITU Zones, Time Zones, ARRL Sections, 
States and Provinces, Counties and Municipal Regions, UTM Zones, Satellite 
Photo, Color Relief Map.

Each map has 16 foregrounds: State, County, Areacode, Zipcode, Water, Urban 
Areas, Major City, Minor City, Roads, Railroads, Prefix, Section, IOTA, 
Flags, Grid Locators, Lat/Lon mesh.

1-Click Quick-Load feature, or select map with position annotated from a 
range of Quick-Access entry-lists: State Capital, Large and Small Cities 
(over 28,000), Counties, Area Codes, IOTA, etc. etc.

On-screen map pins, instantly referenced to all other positional data. 
Calculate distance and bearing, draw on-screen path and range-rings.

A large selection of easy-to-use Calculation Tools. Compare positional and 
identification data, show Horizon Distance, Sun and Moon Rise, etc. etc.

Real-Time Mouse Tracking, with continuous Positional, Grid-Locator, 
Distance, Bearing, and Long Path details on the Status Bar, in a choice of 
user-defined formats, fully customised to your own location.

APRS integration displays live position icons, track-lines, and breadcrumbs 
for all APRS stations on the FindU database. Custom call entry and time 

Internet integration for instant access to a variety of online services 
related to map position: Repeater Databases, Weather Radar Images and 
Forecasts, TerraServer access, Propagation and Operating Resources.

3 User Lists, where you can keep your own collection of locations, such as 
waypoints, club or group members, contact points, beacons etc. Easy to 
create and amend with the special List Editor tools. Plot the positions on 
the current map, or compare and reference to all other positional data.

On-screen multi-zone Time Display. Dragable Locator map, Scale Bars, and 
Grid Graticules.

Table Viewer, to view spatial data in list-form. 130 tables provided. Search 
and Sort Facilities included.

Comprehensive multi-page Help System and Information Guide.

Available online at http://www.mapability.com/ei8ic/

73s Tim EI8IC 

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