Tag Archive for Droid

Grayline map for Droid

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Normally I use DX Atlas to give me a view of what part of the world I share a given path with – darkness, grayline, etc. Or to tell me when I will. Unlike a lot of DXers, I only have one computer and one monitor in the shack and don’t care to add more.…

“DX Cluster” app for Droid – updated & improved

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After upgrading to a new Droid-based smartphone a few days ago I started looking for an app that would monitor DX spots and alert me when the target of interest appeared. As far as I can tell there are two apps available that will monitor DX spots – NKCCluster and DX Cluster. Of those, only…

Droid apps for hams

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More apps for hams, including a PSK31 encoder/decoder, Morse decoder, Morse trainer, NCDXF beacon indicator and DX Cluster app. I haven’t tried any of them but will soon. Here they are. . .

Twitter and QRPSPOTS

Even as my new smart phone continues to prove its worth, new justifications for its purchase keep trickling in. I’ve been using QRPSPOTS (on the computer, in the shack) for a while now to find out who’s operating afield but will soon need a way to post spots from afield myself. From Guy N7UN’s tutorial here,…

Droid apps for hams

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Christmas has come early this year in the form of a Motorola Defy smart phone. Tinkering with it, comparing apps with co-workers and reading about it online has me amazed, and I don’t think of myself as being easily impressed. Going to this phone from my old one has been the equivalent of going from my…