Tag: software

New Propagation Prediction Tool is Available

ITURHProp, a new point-to-point propagation prediction tool based on an ITU engine and developed by Gwyn Williams, G4FKH, is now available via the RSGB website (click on “Start Application”). The new web-based prediction tool is said to be more accurate than previous engines. ITURHProp calculates the path characteristics between two points on the globe to […]

Amateur radio fans drop the ham-mer on HRD’s license key ‘blacklist’

On Monday, The Register reported on the story of Jim Giercyk, an amateur radio enthusiast who had his copy of the popular Ham Radio Deluxe (HRD) software revoked after posting a negative review. Since our story was published, a number of Reg readers, including Giercyk himself and HRD’s makers, have followed up with us regarding […]

Ham-fisted: Chap’s radio app (HRD) killed remotely after posting bad review

A US ham radio software developer has admitted a support staffer disabled a customer’s copy of its application after he posted a negative review online. The owners of HRD Software today told The Register they have since reinstated the user’s license, claiming the revenge move was made by an outside support staffer. Here’s what happened: […]

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