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CommCat version 4.10.0
1. World Circle Map
•Show latest spots, or latest spots from the DX Spot Manager selected folder.
2. Special Call and WPX Prefix fixes
•Random problem with incorrect DXCC Numbers being logged now fixed.
•WPX Prefix correctly logs the number. W6HN WPX is now W6 rather than W.
•Options added to the Maintenance program to fix Special Calls not marked as such and WPX prefixes in your log.
3. DXCC Entity Status
•Reflects the DX Focus call band and mode rather than radio band and mode.
4. Telnet DX Cluster
•Added option to provide local echo of characters.
•Option to show window in classic or colored text style.
•Added IC-7300 and FTdx-1200
6. Push Notifications
•CommCat and CommCat Mobile support rich DX Push Notifications which deliver additional info and QRZ images in the notification.
7. Many bugs fixed.
CommCat version 4.9.0
1. Fldigi support
•Control Fldigi from CommCat.
•Control CommCat from Fldigi
•Automatic transfer of logged QSO's from Fldigi to CommCat
2. Advanced Log QSO History
•Sidebar shows original QSO History list or new Super Check Partial (SCP) list
•SCP shows calls matching characters as you enter a call in the Call box
•Add external lists to show external data plus your own log
•Advanced Log Sidebar can be detached from the Advanced Log window
3. Advanced Log
•RST-R and RST-S automatically tab to next field when the proper number of characters is entered
•YL field added to denote YL contacts for awards
•Worked Before (WB4) window added
4. Telnet spots
•Telnet settings now accommodate site passwords
4. Instant Web Page
•Bypass bio and images to speed up lookups
5. Bug fixes
CommCat version 4.8.0
1. CommCat Mobile
•Create DX Spot Manager Rules to make calls to CommCat VoIP on your mobile device.
•Support for Apple Watch, work the world from your wrist!
•Calibrate the CommCat Mobile S-meter
2. Radio Control
•FlexRadio 6xxxx SmartSDR interface improved
•FlexRadio 6xxxx support for two slices added
3. Bug fixes
CommCat version 4.7.0
1. Bug Fixes
•DX Summit missing note character
•Incorrect Entity for portable calls fixed
•Look up for call prefixes starting with number, such as 9V1, fixed
•Miscellaneous bugs fixed
2. Radio Control
Alinco DX-SR8, Yaesu FT-991 added
3. Advanced Log
•QSO's with a large number of comments was causing logging sluggishness
•Comments with an exclamation point were causing problems
CommCat version 4.6.0
1. CommCat Remote
•Control your station from a second copy of CommCat located elsewhere
•CommCat VP serves as a remote bridge
•VoIP (2-way audio) is available for CommCat Live users
2. Bug fixes
3. Rotor control
•Callbook lookup option for precise bearing
•Rotor tracking enable/disable on Circle Map
•Option to log in upper case characters
•Separate VoIP audio devices for each radio
•Gain controls for each audio device
6. Radio Control
•Faster start up
7. DX Spot Manager
•Add multiple calls in Watch panel.
•Action to send spot notifications by email allows normal email provider settings (SSL).
•Alert Popup timeout can be set.
•Click frequency in Alert Popup to tune there or call to set DXSM Quick Filter.
CommCat version 4.5.0
1. CommCat Live
•added log display on each MyQSX site
•ADIF upload and download to mylog retains log name
•real-time log sync with CommCat Mobile
•improvements for new MyQSX server
•added Elecraft KX3
•added Omni Rig support
•connect to a radio through an Internet connection
•CommCat VP utility syncs external programs to your radio (See CommCat VP Help)
3. CommCat Mobile
•added real-time log sync
•use dyndns as IP address
•dead man sensing shuts off PTT when connection lost
•internal VoIP replaces Skype for CommCat Live users
4. Advanced Log
•sort order sticks between sessions
•comments field height van be changed
5. Instant Web Page
•street view added to Google map
6. DX Spot Manager
•local and UTC clock display
7. ADIF Export (including LoTW)
•Use Report Filter to specify exported log records
•Compatible with latest tQSL (version 1.14.1)
CommCat version 4.4.0
•6- and 2-meter Main and Bandspread dials added
•Main dial expanded to show 100 kHz to 150 mHz
•Bandspread tuning with mouse wheel
•Move Tuner outside main window using right-click menu
•Use enter key to tune after changing digital frequency display
2. Band Spotter
•Tuning with mouse wheel, 10 Hz, 100 Hz, or 1kHz per step
•VFO Hold or Dial Hold tuning modes
•Up/Dn tuning buttons added
•Improved multi-Band Spotter window support
•Mode and band access from Band Spotter
•Easy-to-read digital frequency display
•Change font face and size from View menu
•Move window outside main window from View menu
•Spot tool tip shows underlying DX Spot Manager rule
3. Advanced Log
•Menu bar layout improved
•Send spots from menu bar
•QSL Now button reflects the last QSL type sent
•Improved start/end QSO time control
•Automatic callbook lookup when Call changes
•Settings access from Advanced Log toolbar
•Comments show all comments for the selected call
•Submit eQSL automatically when call logged
•Copy/Paste enabled for all fields
•Dupe checking improved
4. Instant Web Page
•New navigation bar
•Weather data loaded automatically
•Back and forth buttons retain call history
•Copy selected text to clipboard
5. DX Spot Manager
•Send iPhone DX Spot Push Notification action added
6. Radio Control
•Radio control module rewritten for significantly improved performance
•COM port support for radio ports above 8 improved
•TS-950S and IC-7410 added
•Send CW using Elecraft K3 internal keyer
•DN added to main Split toolbar for negative splits
•Radio name added to radio indicator in bottom status panel and Current Radio menu
•Lock added to Mode toolbar to lock the current mode
•Transmit button added to main toolbar
7. UTC Clock
•UTC Clock window opened from Tools menu
•Adjust to any size for easy reading
•Move outside CommCat Main window
•Back up to network drive
•Back up to flash drive
•Back up to CD-ROM
•Send eQSL each time you log
•Create eQSL default comment for all submissions
10. Rotor control
•Support for PSTRotator, up to 3 instances
11. CommCat Live
•Use 'in QSO' to prevent time out of activity indicator
•Synchronize MyQSX on line log with CommCat log
•When you start a QSO, your site will show "in QSO with 'call'"
•Settings and macro problems fixed
•Log data clear button added
•PSK window right-click text selection
•Macro button area now shows 16 macros
•Improved interface with CommCat
14. CommCat Mobile (version 1.3)
•DX Spot Push Notifications
•Customizable radio control macros
•Customize macro button captions
•PTT button on Tuner window
CommCat version 4.3.0
1.DX spot LoTW status added to DX Spot Manager
2.Omni VII, FTdx5000 radio supported
3.Use RTS or DTR on COM port for PTT
4.Brother Label Printer added to Advanced Log QSL Now
5.Improved logging for MixW
6.Updated data grids for DX Spot Manager, Advanced Log, and others
7.Bug fixes in DXCC Award, Entity Status, Advanced Log, and other windows
8.WinKeyer initializes correctly on program start
9.CommCat Mobile rotor control, IP address auto connect, and radio frequency tracking added
10. When you log a needed spot, the spot status in the spot list is updated immediately
11. Manual logging of previous contacts is improved
12. Improvements in mode control when using MMVARI or MMTTY
CommCat version 4.2.0
1. FixPJ utility added to automate the PJ entity changes as of 10/10/2010
2. Bug fixes in Entity Editor, Entity Status Grid, DXCC Summary, and CommCat Live windows
3. CTY Comparator for using the CTY database to update CommCat's entities improved by streamlining the process
4. Added s-meter data, password security, and macro options for CommCat Mobile
5. MyQSX Log (Beta) provides a way to store your log online. Upload your log using ADIF, or automatically if using CommCatLive. View, edit, download and compute statistics for your log.
CommCat version 4.1.0
1.Support for CommCat Mobile
2.QSL Adr Lookup in Advanced Log is smarter
CommCat version 4.0.7
1. LoTW download fixed to conform to new ARRL web site.
2. Bug fixed in new PSK window which prevented deleting TX window text.
3. Bug fixed in DXCC Entity Status window when using "External" version.
1. New CommCat installation is compatible with Windows 7 (and Vista), eliminating the requirement to install or run using Run as Administrator.
2. New Help system with major improvements.
3. Integrated PSK support using the MMVARI program.
4. Icom IC-7600, IC-7200, TS-480 added to radio model list and Green Heron added to rotor list.