Black Cat Updates DX Toolbox With Realtime Beacon Display

Black Cat Systems has released an update for DX Toolbox, bringing it to version 1.4.0. DX Toolbox is a utility designed for gathering information that affects shortwave radio broadcasting. The update features several enhancements including dock mods and realtime beacon display. According to Black Cat Systems:

Black Cat Systems announces the release of DX Toolbox version 1.4.0, a radio propagation / conditions analysis and forecasting tool for amateur radio operators, and other radio enthusiasts.

DX Toolbox is an application which gathers a variety of solar and geomagnetic information from real-time online sources, and presents them in charts and tables.

This version adds the display of NCDFX/IARU Beacons in real time on the Grayline Map, Great Circle path, distance, and beam heading calculations, the Sun Spot Number to Current Conditions, as well as rotating the dock icon under Mac OS X to show important current conditions.

You can find more information about the DX Toolbox update at the Black Cat Systems Web site. The update is free for registered users, while the full version is available for US$19.99.