PPA description

Current Version..: WSJT-X v1.8.0 RC2
Ubuntu Distros...: Trusty, Xenial, Yakkety, Zesty
Supported Arch...: i386, amd64, armv7, armv8, ppc64el


1. New mode called FT8: sensitivity down to -20 dB on the AWGN
    channel; QSOs 4 times faster than JT65 or JT9; auto-sequencing
    includes an option to respond automatically to first decoded
    reply to your CQ.

2. New mode for accurate Frequency Calibration of your radio.

3. Improved performance of decoders for JT65, QRA64, and MSK144.
    MSK144 includes facilities for amplitide and phase equalization
    and an "SWL" mode for short-format messages.

4. Options to minimize screen space used by Main and Wide Graph

5. Enhanced management scheme for table of operating frequencies, and
    a new set of default frequencies specific to the three IARU

6. Improved CAT control for many rigs, including those controlled
    through Commander or OmniRig.

7. New keyboard shortcuts to set "Tx even/1st" ON or OFF.

8. A number of (mostly minor) bug fixes and tweaks to the user
    interface. For example: new behavior for the audio level slider;
    correctly logged QSO start times in certain situations; correct
    control of FT-891/991 and some other radios via rigctld.


Add PPA .......: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ki7mt/wsjtx-next
Update ........: sudo apt-get update
Install .......: sudo apt-get install wsjtx

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wsjtx

* Upgrade is the same as install.

Using Dash ....: Search WSJTX, double click the WSJTX icon
Command Line ..: Open Terminal Ctrl+Alt+T, type: wsjtx

Homepage ......:
Development ...:
WSJT Group ....:
Package Bugs ..:

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:ki7mt/wsjtx-next to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ki7mt/wsjtx-next
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

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Signing key:
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For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Greg Beam.

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Overview of published packages

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wsjtx 1.8.0-rc2-1~ki7mt~zesty Greg Beam (2017-09-20)
wsjtx 1.8.0-rc2-1~ki7mt~xenial Greg Beam (2017-09-20)
wsjtx 1.8.0-rc2-1~ki7mt~trusty Greg Beam (2017-09-20)
wsjtx 1.8.0-rc1-4~ki7mt~yakkety Greg Beam (2017-07-11)
wsjtx 1.7.0-r6626-1~ki7mt~wily Greg Beam (2016-04-19)
wsjtx 1.7.0-r6505-1~ki7mt~vivid Greg Beam (2016-03-04)
wsjtx 1.6.0-r5719-1~ki7mt~utopic Greg Beam (2015-07-13)
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