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This PA QSO 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 PA QSO party. It handles dupe checking, county/section verification, county line entry of mobiles/rovers, post contest entry, etc., and has all the necessary forms and logs to submit to the PA QSO Party committee.
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 screen.
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.
The PA QSO Logging program has full support for logging Mobile and Rover Stations, including the ability to enter up to four counties for a mobile or rover sitting on the county line.
County Line Entry for PA QSO
Auto-fill of some fields based on prior contact
CW keying (14 memory positions)
Manual 'Freeform' CW entry
Voice memory keying using 'wav' files
Post Contest Entry mode
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
or continuous serial numbers when networked
Station can be entered as W3XY, W3XY/R, W3XY/LEH, etc.
and RTTY added for 2006
The Program is available for downloading at the link 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 .EXE "zip" format. Download to any temporary folder on your PC that you choose. When complete, use Windows explorer to locate the wb3paql.exe file.
Double click, and follow the instructions to run the setup program. and it will guide you through the installation process.
If you download this program and plan on using in thePA QSO Party 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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