We are pleased to announce release candidate WSJT-X 2.4.0-rc3, which
includes the new digital mode Q65.
Q65 is designed for two-way QSOs over especially difficult propagation
paths such as ionospheric scatter, troposcatter, rain scatter, TEP, EME,
and other types fast-fading signals. Details and recommendations
concerning the Q65 submodes are provided in the "Quick-Start Guide to
Q65", available here:
The WSJT-X User Guide now includes details about Q65 and is available here:
Changes from WSJT-X 2.4.0-rc2 are summarized in the Release Notes:
GENERAL ADVICE FOR UPGRADING: If you wish to participate in testing and
reporting feedback on Q65, you should upgrade to WSJT-X 2.4.0-rc3.
Please remember that by using a release candidate you are joining a beta
test group. This brings a responsibility to report your experiences on
one of the relevant user forums.
Links to WSJT-X 2.4.0-rc3 installation packages for Windows, Linux, and
Macintosh are available here:
Scroll down to find "Candidate release: WSJT-X 2.4.0-rc3".
You can also download the packages from our SourceForge site:
It may take a short time for the SourceForge site to be updated.
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.
Derivative software for anything beyond personal use must not include
the new Q65 mode until the General Availability (GA) release of WSJT-X
We hope you will enjoy using this candidate release of WSJT-X 2.4.0 and
exercising the new mode Q65. Please report on your Q65 experiences,
successful and otherwise, on one of the WSJT forums. Bugs should be
reported by following instructions found here in the User Guide:
-- 73 from Joe, K1JT; Bill, G4WJS; Steve, K9AN; and Nico, IV3NWV
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