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Fedora provides a complete suite of amateur radio applications, including numerous sound card applications, support for logging, rig control, antenna and propagation modelling, circuit design and simulation, APRS, Echolink and more.  These release notes only describe new and changed packages for Fedora 12.  For a more complete list of applications see [[ Applications_for_Amateur_Radio]] on the wiki.
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=== Sound Card ===
 
=== Sound Card ===
  

Revision as of 16:40, 4 September 2009

Fedora provides a complete suite of amateur radio applications, including numerous sound card applications, support for logging, rig control, antenna and propagation modelling, circuit design and simulation, APRS, Echolink and more. These release notes only describe new and changed packages for Fedora 12. For a more complete list of applications see Applications_for_Amateur_Radio on the wiki.


Sound Card

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pngfldigi
3.10
3.11.6
http://www.w1hkj.com/fldigi-distro/


10 packages, 1 changed, 9 unchanged.


Software Defined Radio

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pnggnuradio
3.1.3
3.2.2
http://www.gnuradio.org


1 packages, 1 changed, 0 unchanged.


Packet

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL


9 packages, 0 changed, 9 unchanged.


Circuit Design

kicad

Package-x-generic-16.pngkicad has not been updated for Fedora in some time. Fedora 12 includes the latest version of kicad which incorporates a huge number of minor bug fixes and usability improvements. For a complete description of the many changes please refer to the upstream changelog at http://www.lis.inpg.fr/realise_au_lis/kicad/.


xcircuit

Package-x-generic-16.pngxcircuit has been updated to version 3.6. The application now handles multiple schematic windows and has been expanded to allow handling of larger projects. Libraries are now arranged according to "Technology Prefixes". To learn more about these improvements please refer to the release notes at http://opencircuitdesign.com/xcircuit/.


Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pnggerbv
2.2.0
2.3.0
http://gerbv.sourceforge.net/
Package-x-generic-16.pngkicad
2007.07.09
2009.07.07
http://www.lis.inpg.fr/realise_au_lis/kicad/
Package-x-generic-16.pngngspice
18
19
http://ngspice.sourceforge.net/
Package-x-generic-16.pngqucs
0.0.14
0.0.15
http://qucs.sourceforge.net/
Package-x-generic-16.pngxcircuit
3.4.30
3.6.161
http://opencircuitdesign.com/xcircuit


17 packages, 5 changed, 12 unchanged.

Rig Control

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pnghamlib
1.2.8
1.2.9
http://hamlib.sourceforge.net


2 packages, 1 changed, 1 unchanged.


Logging and Related

xlog

In addition to a number of bug fixes, Package-x-generic-16.pngxlog now includes a feature to ease handling of unknown countries. When "Tools -> Find unknown countries" is selected, xlog will show a list of contacts for which DXCC lookup fails. You can then correct this by using a "DXCC-" string in the awards column.

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pngxlog
2.0.1
2.0.3
http://pg4i.chronos.org.uk/linux/xlog.html


5 packages, 1 changed, 4 unchanged.

Antenna Modelling

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL


2 packages, 0 changed, 2 unchanged.


Internet and Related

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pngsvxlink-server
0.10.1
0.11.1
http://svxlink.sourceforge.net
Package-x-generic-16.pngqtel
0.11.1
0.11.2
http://svxlink.sourceforge.net


4 packages, 2 changed, 2 unchanged.


Other

Changed Packages


Package
Fedora 11
Fedora 12
Upstream URL
Package-x-generic-16.pnglinsmith
0.99.11
0.99.12
http://jcoppens.com/soft/linsmith/index.en.php


5 packages, 1 changed, 4 unchanged.