There is currently no Linux version, but the Windows version runs quite well using wine, the windows "emulator". More details can be found here. The first job of RXCLUS was historically to monitor a packet radio frequency, without requiring a connection, and to extract from the data flow the information coming from the DX-Cluster system to display it in a special window. The program can still do that, but it learned doing many more things and today most people use it to connect to DX-Cluster nodes using packet-radio or telnet. Just click on the underlined keywords to view some screen shots which should demonstrate better then words some of the functions of this software. Please note that most screen shots were captured on a Windows XP machine. They would look slightly differently on other versions of Windows.
A free Telnet and Packet-radio client software for the DX-cluster by HB9BZA
Clusters and Packet Radio
A DX Cluster is a network of connected amateur radio operators. Users connect into a cluster, which generally serves a local region and clusters are linked together to form wider areas of coverage by geographical area such as state, country and even international level. The result is a vast network of connected users sharing information pertaining to amateur radio. Stations connecting into a cluster share amateur radio information including:. In addition DX Clusters offer general utilities for amateur operations such as:.
K1PU - Amateur Radio
Permission is granted to use, modify, or redistribute this software. Raspberry Pi Software. Raspberry Pi Internet Radio Player.
Radio amateur activities Clusters and Packet Radio. If you want to succeed in trying to work a rare DX or a special call sign, it is sometimes very useful to read news about current DX-peditions and other activations, the ones to come, and to log their period of activity in your logger calendar in order to be alerted once they will be QRV. Your national ham radio magazine as well as DX Network can provide you such an information and much more.