[CQ-Contest] contesting 10 years from now

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Thu Feb 1 16:09:40 EST 2007

When I did an NCJ review of contesting simulators for the PC, I ran across one that seemed to be an attempt at that.  It had bands you could tune across, ionospheric conditions you could set to determine propagation, and supposedly could simulate both run and S&P.  As I recall, it was shareware with a very limited demo, and I could never get it to work, but I didn't give it very much patience.  I'd suggest googling ham radio contest simulator in case it is still out there.

Can you imagine how good the Dr. DX programmer must have been to get that in 32K of user memory?

73, Pete N4ZR

At 02:35 PM 2/1/2007, Richard DiDonna NN3W wrote:
>Doctor DX.  GREAT program.
>I wish that somebody would update that program for the Windows environment.
>73 Rich NN3W
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "John Geiger" <johngeig at yahoo.com>
>To: "Tim Goeppinger" <timgep at hotmail.com>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
>Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 8:53 AM
>Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] contesting 10 years from now
>> Wasn't a program like this developed and marketed
>> about 20 years ago by AEA?  Can't remember the name of
>> it right now, but it simulated the CQWW CW contest and
>> ran on Commodore computers.
>> 73s john W5TD
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