[VHFcontesting] Beta Release: WSJT-X Version 1.8.0-rc1

Bob K0NR - email list list at k0nr.com
Tue Jul 11 09:29:30 EDT 2017

Anyone planning to use the beta-released FT8 mode during CQ WW VHF Contest?
I have no experience with it and no opinion on whether its ready for 
prime time, just asking.

73, Bob K0NR

On 11-Jul-17 6:32 AM, Joe Taylor joe at Princeton.EDU [wsjtgroup] wrote:
> The WSJT Development Group is pleased to announce a candidate release of
> WSJT-X Version 1.8.0.  This is a beta release, already tested in the
> field by around 160 alpha-test users.  A short list of new features and
> capabilities (including the new FT8 and FreqCal modes) can be found in
> the Release Notes:
> http://www.physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/Release_Notes_1.8.0.txt
> After any reported problems with this beta release have been addressed,
> Version 1.8.0 will become the standard "General Availability" release of
> Installation packages for Windows, Linux, OS X, and Raspbian Jessie can
> be downloaded from the WSJT web site:
> http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/wsjtx.html
> A detailed log of program changes since v1.7.0 is available here:
> http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/wsjtx-1.8.0.log
> Upgrading from version 1.4 or later will be seamless.  There is no need
> to uninstall a previous version or to move any files.
> Please report any problems you find with this beta release to one of
> these email lists: wsjt-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> wsjtgroup at yahoogroups.com .  For both lists you will need to be a
> subscriber in order to post there.
>       -- 73 from Joe, K1JT, for the WSJT Development Group

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