SpotCollector 8.8.3 is available


Dave AA6YQ
 

If you are using Windows Defender anti-malware, direct it to update its definitions from

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/definitions

before you install SpotCollector 8.8.3.


This release

- with an expanded spot database display row height, selects the correct spot database display entry when right-clicking (tnx to
Mark N1UK)

- correctly handles changes to the Spot Database Display layout made via keystrokes in the Layout panel on the Configuration
window's "Spot Database Display" tab

- prevents the loss of SQL filters (tnx to Dale AA1QD, Tom W1TJL, Jim KR9U, Parker W5ADD, Björn SM7IUN, Iain N6ML, and Nyles KS4S)

- adds the computed age (in minutes) to the tooltips for the LastTime and SpotTime fields (tnx to Jon KM8V)

- handles additional message fields sent by WSJT-X 2.3.0 (tnx to Bill G4WJS)

- responds to CTRL-C typed in the "Spots of" window's display of a Spot Database Entry's spots by copying those spots to the Windows
clipboard

- displays the WSJT-X version number on the SC_WSJTX main window

- replaces 24 audio announcement files voiced by AA6YQ with new versions voiced by Joe DX (tnx to Peter K0PLT and Chuck NA6BR)

- updates the SpotDatabase.htm documentation file


Notes:

1. Update your firewall and anti-malware applications to consider the new versions of SpotCollector.exe and SC_WSJTX.exe to be
"safe"

a. 0/15 Jotti scanners detected malware in SpotCollector.exe

b. 0/70 VirusTotal scanners detected malware in SpotCollector.exe

c. 0/15 Jotti scanners detected malware in SC_WSJTX.exe

d. 2/70 VirusTotal scanners detected malware in SC_WSJTX.exe

c. SpotCollector.exe and SC_WSJTX.exe have been submitted to "Microsoft Security Intelligence" and found free of malware.

2. If this upgrade doesn't work correctly, see the "After an Upgrade" section of

http://www.dxlabsuite.com/dxlabwiki/ApplicationStoppedWorking

3. After upgrading, to revert to the previous version of SpotCollector, see

http://www.dxlabsuite.com/dxlabwiki/RevertApplicationVersion



SpotCollector 8.8.3 is available via the DXLab Launcher, and via

http://www.dxlabsuite.com/download.htm


73,

Dave, AA6YQ

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