I too have just found the DX-Lab suite to work with my new eMachine with
Vista Home Basic, WinWarbler 5.7.7, Logbook Of The World, and eQSL. I
haven't used it for very long but it appears to provide a lot of tools to
help work DX and get the QSLs.
73 & DX,
Gary - AB9M
From: "Rick Denney" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:28 AM
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Logging Software
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes...
>> Just looking for people thought on what is out there... I know I
>> can search and probably find something to fit my needs, but I like
>> to get other opinions on the strong and bad points they have found as
>> they used the software.
> I have been using DX-Lab, which is actually a family of interconnected
> programs. DX-Keeper is the logging portion, but there are other
> portions as well. It will help you keep track of QSLs and award goals,
> and is intended for that and not for contesting (as you know, N1MM is
> contesting software not optimized as a general log). It's also
> open-source and free.
> DX-Lab one of relatively few that will interface to my Omni V.9
> through the Pagasus.out file, so that I can continue to use N4PY for
> rig control (I use that so that I can control my RX-320 as a
> sub-receiver). The DX-Commander component will also control the Omni
> V.9 directly and reasonably close to properly. My filter arrangements
> are a bit different than what it expects owing to the addition of an
> INRAD roofing filter, but that is the only glitch, and I can work
> around that fairly easily. Really what I wanted was something that
> would keep track of where I am as I tune the radio manually, and this
> set up does that--most of the time. I'm still learning DX-Lab--it's a
> little complicated and I have not yet devoted enough time to it.
> I also use the Winwarbler component of DX-Lab, which supports the
> major digital modes, interfaced to the audio in and audio out jacks on
> the Omni through a Tigertronics interface.
> Without the need for interfacing with N4PY, there might be more
> options, but DX-Lab seems comprehensive, and the developers fairly
> responsive to the users.
> Rick, KR9D
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