Candidate Release WSJT-X 2.7.0-rc1
From: Joe
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 Notes:

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 2.7.0-rc1".

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: 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 fashion.

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

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