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== CuteCW ==
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== CQRLOG ==
 
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CQRLOG, an amateur radio general contact logging program, is making its introduction in Fedora 18CQRLOG not only maintains a record of your contacts but also integrates with the ARRL's Logbook of The World (LoTW), generates statistics on award completion, includes a DXCluster client, and many other features.
New to Fedora 15 is {{package|cutecw}}.  This is an application providing a phased approach to learning CW.  For additional information refer to the project page at http://www.hamtools.org/cutecw/
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== fldigi ==
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{{package|fldigi}} has been updated from 3.20.20 to 3.20.34.  In addition to numerous bug fixes and cosmetic improvements, there are several new features:
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* Extensions to pskmail
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* Changes to dupe and diamond indicators
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* Waterfall offset
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* Improve cosmetics of configuration dialogs
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* Additional keyboard shortcuts
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* Squelch adjustment on THOR and CW
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* Improved macros
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* Contest logging
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* Improved integration with hamlib
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* The DXCC popup now includes LotW and eQSL hints
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* Improvements to Cabrillo reporting
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* Parallel port may now be used for PTT
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* Additional logbook fields
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* Improved Olivia decoding
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* Improved scope handling for RTTY
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Full details on fldigi may be found at http://www.w1hkj.com/Fldigi.html
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== gpsk31 ==
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PSK31 for Linux with a GTK+ Interface
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  Old Version: 0.5 -> New Version:
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Project site: (http://www.qsl.net/pg4i/linux/gpsk31.html)
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== xastir ==
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Fedora 15 now includes {{package|xastir}} 2.0.0.  This version includes several bug fixes, as well as support for Open Street Maps.  The project maintains a wiki at http://www.xastir.org.
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== pcb ==
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An interactive printed circuit board editor
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  Old Version: 0.20091103 -> New Version: 0.20100929
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Project site: (http://pcb.sourceforge.net)
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== ngspice ==
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A mixed level/signal circuit simulator
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  Old Version: 21 -> New Version: 22
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Project site: (http://ngspice.sourceforge.net)
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== gtkwave ==
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Waveform Viewer
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  Old Version: 3.3.10 -> New Version: 3.3.20
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Project site: (http://gtkwave.sourceforge.net/)
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== gpredict ==
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{{package|gpredict}} is a real-time satellite tracking and orbit prediction program.  In addition to many bugfixes, new features include:
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* Radio and antenna rotator control.
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* Improved satellite selector.
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* New layout manager.
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* New Event view.
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* Satellite tooltips and pass pop-ups
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A video showing the satellite tooltips feature can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJC4A6onbBg
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Details about {{package|gpreict}} may be found at http://groundstation.sourceforge.net/gpredict/
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== hamlib ==
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{{package|hamlib}} has been updated from 1.2.11 to 1.2.12.  Included in this release ate three new backendsThe project page may be found at http://hamlib.sourceforge.net
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== iverilog ==
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Icarus Verilog is a verilog compiler and simulator
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  Old Version: 0.9.20091230 -> New Version: 0.9.20100928
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Project site: (http://www.icarus.com/eda/verilog/index.html)
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== xlog ==
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Fedora 15 features version 2.0.5 of {{package|xlog}}.  In addition to numerous bugfixes (refer to http://www.nongnu.org/xlog/xlog.changelog) there are two feature changes:
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* Changing the name of the free fields in the log now updates the column names in all the logs which are opened
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* To speed up logging, typing <ENTER> in the callsign field will jump to the TX(RST) field.
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== splat ==
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{{package|splat}} 1.3.0 is includes in Fedora 15.. The latest version of SPLAT! features a new interactive configure script that sets the MAXPAGES parameter at compile time, a new mapping mode that plots contours of received signal power level in dBm, support for uniform ground clutter, expansions of the -db, -plo, and -pli command-line options, support for one arc-second high resolution SRTM topography data (including new srtm2sdf-hd  and splat-hd executables), and many other improvements including updated documentation and minor bug fixes.
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Project site: (http://www.qsl.net/kd2bd/splat.html)
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== soundmodem ==
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Soundcard Packet Radio Modem
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  Old Version: 0.14 -> New Version: 0.15
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Project site: (http://www.baycom.org/~tom/ham/soundmodem/)
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CQRLOG

CQRLOG, an amateur radio general contact logging program, is making its introduction in Fedora 18. CQRLOG not only maintains a record of your contacts but also integrates with the ARRL's Logbook of The World (LoTW), generates statistics on award completion, includes a DXCluster client, and many other features.