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Re: [TenTec] Logging Software

To: "Rick Denney" <rick@rickdenney.com>, "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Logging Software
From: "Gary Huber" <glhuber@msn.com>
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Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 15:34:20 -0500
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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" <rick@rickdenney.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:28 AM
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Logging Software

> lciotti@twcny.rr.com 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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