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This Field Day Logging application was originally written specifically with the visually impaired Amateur Radio operator in mind, but can be used by anyone interested in a basic, easy to use, logging program for the annual ARRL Field Day event. It handles dupe checking, county/section verification, post contest entry, etc., and has all the necessary forms and logs to submit to the ARRL committee.
All text is about twice the normal size, and the main input
fields are set to use a 60 point font size. Additionally, any
individual user can customize the appearance of all input fields, by
selecting their own color scheme for both the background and the
text. Another option allows for the use of voice annunciation
triggered upon entering each one of the the input fields on the main
The program can be run in a stand-alone single PC mode, or networked to other computers with no additional add-ons. It was built specifically with networking as a main component.
and Rac Section validation
Auto-fill of some fields based on prior contact
CW keying (14 memory positions)
Manual 'Freeform' CW entry
Voice memory keying using 'wav' files
Summary and detailed reports
Cabrillo file export
MS Access 2000 database
Full LAN Networking support - no add-ons
Windows 98, ME, 2000 and XP
Large fonts and voice prompting for visually
Auto screen resizing for various computer screen
Ability to send Text Messages to other Networked
The Program is available for downloading below, but is rather large, and may take a very long time unless you have a DSL or broadband modem connection.
The files are in a self-extracting "zip" format. Download to any temporary folder on your PC that you choose. When complete, use Windows explorer to locate the wb3fdl.exe file.
Double click, and follow the instructions to "unzip". By default it should go to the "C:\WB3W Install" folder. Go to that folder, and double click on the "Setup.exe" file or icon, and it will guide you through the installation process.
If you download this program and plan on using in the Field Day event, send me an email at the address above, so I can keep you up to date on any additions/changes.
Click the image below to watch the Hamster Dance.
Thanks to Chris -PA7RHM
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