DXLab Suite

DXLab Suite is a collection of apps that emphasize managing DX contacts, although it works well as a general Rig Control, Logger, and Digital Mode app.

Apps include:

  • Launcher – control which DXLab Suite apps are launched.
  • Commander – controls frequency, mode, and other functions for up to 4 transceivers.
  • DXKeeper – DXLab Suite logging app. Very complete.
  • WinWarbler – RTTY and PSK digital modes. Interacts with other DXLab Apps.
  • DXView – displays DXCC information, location information, and and country maps
  • Pathfinder – QSL route discovery tool
  • PropView – Probagation Prediction and Forecasting
  • SpotCollector – DX Spot Collection and Realtime Analysis

Launcher

Launcher allows you select which of the DXLab Suite apps will launch. You can also launch other apps automatically – such as WXJT-X.

MainWindow
Launcher controls which components of the suite are active.
DXLabConfigure
Option Panel – can set auto-launch DXLab Apps, plus other apps (such as WSJT-X)

Commander

Cmdr-control
Main Commander Window
Spectrum-Waterfall
Icom Spectrum Waterfall display, including spotting info

DXKeeper

Keeper-SmallMain
Main QSO Log Screen

 

WinWarbler

Warbler-psk
Warbler PSK Window

 

DXView

DXView displays DXCC information, location information, and and country maps. It will plot spots, QSOs, beam headings, solar position, and the solar terminator in real time on a world map. It can command rotator controllers, and interoperate with other rotator control apps. Interacts with other DXLab apps.

DXView-main

 

DXView-WorldMap

SpotCollector

SpotCollectorcollects and aggregates spots from up to six sources  to create a local database of active DX stations that you can display, sort, and filter in real time. It can display band openings graphically in real time.

spotdatabase

 

PropView

PropView is a tool to help predict propagation. It can use DXView to specify locations via point-and-click on a world map. It will use severalpropagation prediction engines to predict minimum and maximum usable frequencies between specified locations.

propviewbands

Pathfinder

Pathfinderlocates QSL information from more than 80 web-accessible sources.

pathfinder