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Versione italiana

THE SOFTWARE



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Fig. 1
IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION (DOS) Among the programs I have implemented I think that the one allowing an evaluation of the conditions of propagation, whose main window appears in the picture at left, is the most interesting for radio amateurs, even if at present, by Internet, is possible to acquire such data, in almost real-time. This program was included at the time on the italian radio amateurs packet network, so it is already in use by a number of them. The program runs under DOS 5 or better, but also under some Windows that accept DOS programs, for instance Windows 95, 98, ME, XP.
This program was featured on RadioRivista in numbers 6 and 8 of 1994 (see Articles) and has garnered very positive ratings (see Miceli, M., "Le previsioni della propagazione ionosferica", in RadioRivista, n. 3(1994), p. 71)
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IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION (WINDOWS) To make this program usable also with the more recent machines, not able to run DOS, I have rewrited a new version, whose main window appears in the picture at left.

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LONG WAVE PROPAGATION AND QRB CALCULATION (DOS) Another program, I think useful for radio amateurs (see picture at left), was also implemented; it allows to calculate the ground wave propagation in the long wave range as well as the correspondence between geographical co-ordinates and the WW Locator, showing also the distance (QRB) in respect to the local co-ordinates. The program runs under DOS 5 or better, but also under some Windows as stated before.

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LONG WAVE PROPAGATION AND QRB CALCULATION (WINDOWS) Also for this program I have realizzed a new version able to run on the more recent machines, whose main windows appears in the picture at left.

Whoever is interested can straight download the files shown below.

  1. ION25PAC.EXE ionospheric propagation (DOS version english 180 kB)
  2. ION26PAC.EXE ionospheric propagation (DOS version italian 175 kB)
  3. HWP30PAC.EXE ionospheric propagation (WINDOWS version english/italian 300 kB)
  4. OLPROPAC.EXE long wave propagation and QRB calculation (DOS version english 138 kB)
  5. LWPROPAC.EXE long wave propagation and QRB calculation (DOS version italian 138 kB)
  6. LWP30PAC.EXE long wave propagation and QRB calculation (WINDOWS version english/italian 65 kB)

These programs are available as "self-extracting" files, generated using my own software. I suggest reading the .TXT file of the program before using it.

© Cesare Tagliabue I5TGC