Candidate Release WSJT-X
Date: Fri, 12 May 2023 15:52:28 UTC
Dear WSJT-X Users,
We are pleased to announce that Release Candidate WSJT-X
2.7.0-rc1 is ready for download by beta testers.
WSJT-X 2.7.0 Release Candidate 1 introduces a new program
called "QMAP", a new Special Operating Activity known as "Q65
Pileup", and a number of other program enhancements and bug
fixes. A full list of enhancements can be found in the Release
Release Candidates are intended for Beta testers. If you
download and use WSJT-X 2.7.0-rc1, please remember to provide
feedback to us on its new features -- and on anything that
does not seem to work properly.
Direct links to installation packages for Windows, Linux, and
macOS can be found on the WSJT-X page
Scroll down to the heading "Candidate release: WSJT-X
For those who like to compile from source, a complete source-code
tarball is available at the WSJT-X page. Public access to the
git repository for the WSJT project is also available on the
"Git" tab here:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/wsjt/ It may take a short
time for the code to be updated on SourceForge.
WSJT-X is licensed under the terms of Version 3 of the GNU
General Public License (GPL). Development of this software is
a cooperative project to which many amateur radio operators
have contributed. If you use our code, please have the
courtesy to let us know about it. If you find bugs or make
improvements to the code, please report them to us in a timely
The authors and Copyright holders of WSJT-X request that
derivative works should not publish programs based on features
in WSJT-X before those features are made available in a
General Availability (GA) release of WSJT-X. We will cease
making public Release Candidate (RC) pre-releases for testing
and user early access purposes if this request is ignored.
Feedback should be sent to this email list or one of the of
the others mentioned here in the User Guide:
We hope you will enjoy using WSJT-X 2.7.0-rc1, and that you
help us to create a GA release of this version very soon.
-- 73 from Joe, K1JT; Steve, K9AN; Nico, IV3NWV; Uwe, DG3YCB;
Brian, N9ADG; and John, G4KLA