WSJT-X 1.9 RC3 Candidate Release is out!

To all enthousiast digital users, a new WSJT-X release 1.9 RC3 candidate is out now for all major platform.

Release: WSJT-X Version 1.9.0-rc3
March 18, 2018

Changes from WSJT-X Version 1.9.0-rc2 include the following:

– Corrected a number of flaws in Fox behavior, FT8 DXpedition Mode

– Allow Hounds to use compound callsigns

– Write debugging information to FoxQSO.txt.

– Fix the “Blue Decode Button” bug

– Allow partial processing of incoming UDP Reply messages so that
non-CQ/QRZ decodes can be processed. The processing is the same as
double-clicking the same decoded message within WSJT-X except that
“Enable Tx” will not be enabled.

– Send DX grid locator to wsjt_status.txt, for use by applications like

– Correct the display of DXCC status of KG4 calls

– Updated copy of cty.dat

– Updates to documentation

– Other minor bug fixes

– This release contains updated Hamlib functionality including changes
to the Yaesu FT-817 back end that allows the uBITx kit transceiver
to be CAT controlled by WSJT-X.

The download is available at :

Have fun and stay tuned!

de Jeff | VA2SS