Don, i currently and running fedora core 9 red hat on a dell studio laptop that i use for almost all of my travel. Dx clusters n1mm logger plus free software for phone. Dx fighter is the first program to receive the dx cluster with an embedded web browser that allows browsing on any website also integrates the functions of research on search engines or databases such as. Sep 21, 2006 personally, i had used openmosix and red hat cluster software which is also based upon open source software funded by red hat. The following tables compare general and technical information for notable computer cluster. The dxspider dx cluster is a linux based, mainly perl program designed to. As a result, it is much more stable, quicker it relies on udp and more robust. A dx cluster dxnet provides a useful service to radio amateurs who are interested in dx long distance contacts.
The following is a partial list of installed software. Connect to any dx cluster server and telnet server. Xdx is a tcpip client software application on linux. The current release version of ham radio deluxe is v6. Dx spotter dxspotter is designed as an efficient, stable and easytouse program for the exchange of information for ham radio users. Using this library, we have created an improved version of michael eisens wellknown cluster program for windows, mac os x and linux unix. In addition, we generated a python and a perl interface to the c clustering library, thereby combining the flexibility of.
However, these days, many people are realizing that linux clusters can not only be used to make cheap supercomputers, but can also be used for high availability, load balancing, rendering farms, and more. The screen snapshot above shows xdx connected to the cluster host there are many other cluster hosts on the web but many are often down for some reason or other. For modern redhat based distributions see the centos6 pages i am assuming a general knowledge of linux and its commands. Dx cluster client for linux category is a curation of 1 web resources on, xdx. Enterprisecritical smart availability software for linux dh2i. There is currently no linux version, but the windows version runs quite well using. Most of them have the same type of basic commands sh dx style by the original from ak1a, but advanced commands such as filters differ between cluster types. Transceiver control with bandspread controls up to 4 alinco, dzkit.
Enterprisecritical smart availability software for linux. Klog is a multiplatform free hamradio logger, the only one able to run in linux, windows and macos klog is providing qso management, useful qsl management dxcluster client, dxcc management, clublog integration, wsjtx, dxmarathon support and much more. That kind of software tends to fall into one of two camps. Amateur radio software distributed with xubuntu lts. Sorting by zones in dx display now places zones 19 at the top. A survey of open source cluster management systems. This guide was created as an overview of the linux operating system, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Open source clustering software bioinformatics oxford.
Job scheduler, nodes management, nodes installation and integrated stack all the above. Below is a summary of the most used dx cluster types with some sample commands. Linux virtual server, linux ha directorbased clusters that allow incoming requests for services to be distributed across multiple cluster nodes. You will have to try a number of them before you finally settle on a few favorites. Using this library, we have created an improved version of michael eisens wellknown cluster program for windows, mac os x and linuxunix. In another article, you can read about my experience running closed source ham radio software on gnu linux. Discussion and fixes for buckmaster hamcall database being used with packetcluster software.
Qlustar is a new contender among public hpc cluster operating systems os, the first professional debianubuntu based solution in this segment. Dx cluster linux client software ham radio secrets. A suite of softwares by by dave aa6yq well worth a visit. Ham radio deluxe software the radio amateurs best asset. Clusters of linux systems linux documentation project. For specific information on the software youre interested in, downloadsupdates, support issues, mailing lists and reflectors, operating manuals, please check these links. Klog klog the free ham radio logging program for linux. Wherever possible i will try to include differences for other distributions. List of open source cluster management systems nixcraft. It can be used either as a stand alone application or as part of a logging or contesting software.
In computing world, the term cluster refers to a group of independent computers combined through software and networking, which is often used to run highly computeintensive jobs. It has keyboard, mouse, monitor, we want to use it as the frontend of the cluster. Rxclus rxclus is a free amateur radio software especially designed for the dxers and swls wanting to receive the informations transmitted by packet radio on the dxcluster system. Bandmaster by ve3nea downloads dx spots and displays, including a graphical band map. Simple terminal windows program that only works with ptci. Dxenterprise frees you from the datacenter complexity of ha clustering on linux. This section describes the installation of dx spider v1. Ham radio deluxe logbook provides qso logging, dx cluster connectivity, callsign lookup, awards tracking with integration to lotw,eqsl, and ham radio, and contesting. When multiple applications are running, they sense each others presence and automatically interoperate to support your amateur radio dxing activities. You get complete enterprise workload, container, and data portability from any host, to any host, anywhere with just an application stop and restart. Ddxnet is a free doslinuxwindows dx cluster server using a procotol compatible with pavillion software tm.
Cluster monitor by dxsoft cluster monitor is a tool for webcluster and telnetcluster monitoring on windows. Rxclus is a free windows amateur radio software especially designed for the dx ers and swls wanting to receive the informations transmitted by packet radio on the dx cluster system. The following tables compare general and technical information for notable computer cluster software. Ddxnet is a free dos linux windows dx cluster server using a procotol compatible with pavillion software tm. Xdx xdx is a dedicated linux network client for amateur radio operators who want to exchange dx long distance radio information. There are numerous features including dx cluster support. This software can be grossly separated in four categories. The gnu linux world supports various cluster software. However, these days, many people are realizing that linux clusters can not only be used to make cheap supercomputers, but can also be used for high availability, load balancing, rendering farms, and. The screen snapshot above shows xdx connected to the cluster host. Internet dx cluster support, keeps track of your worked callsigns, checks your worked grid squares per band, databases for worked grids and.
Clx is a clone of ak1a packetcluster that runs under the linux operating system. Here is another little trick if you like to connect to a dx cluster with telnet in the command line. At one time mixw was one of the most widely used digital mode software applications. Java dx cluster relies on p2p networking to find other stations, and then relay spots through the network of clients to others. To retrieve your new key, visit the following website to check for your replacement key. Cc cluster is the latest dx cluster software, soon to be released. Java dx cluster is the next generation of ham radio dx clusters. Integrated software for logging, rig control, digital modes, satellite. Red hat cluster suite provides load balancing through lvs linux virtual server. Linux virtual server, linuxha directorbased clusters that allow incoming requests for services to be distributed across multiple cluster nodes. Dxspider installation manual dxspider documentation wiki. Even though qlustar has been released as an openly published distribution only recently, its been the software engine known as qleap beobox for a large number of linux hpc clusters running in industry and academia since more than ten years. Installation under the linux operating system linux installation.
Having worked very heavily in the digital software realm, you can be rest assured that most of the software that is cool for ham radio, esp. The cluster region spans a wide area in the southwest of germany around the cities of darmstadt, kaiserslautern, karlsruhe, saarbrucken and walldorf. It is very stable and supports a number of modes and their variations including. So, everything is ready for make a cluster i think. Simple terminal windows program that only works with ptci and ptcii tnc. Additionally, youre probably going to be running some software on this cluster, and theres a good chance that software is going to be supplied by someone else. There are many other cluster hosts on the web but many are often down for some reason or other. Cluster monitor by dxsoft cluster monitor is a tool for web cluster and telnet cluster monitoring on windows.
Ham radio logging software ac6vs amateur radio and dx. Ham radio deluxe alternatives and similar software. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Rxclus rxclus is a free amateur radio software especially designed for the dx ers and swls wanting to receive the informations transmitted by packet radio on the dx cluster system. Resources listed under dx cluster linux category belongs to linux main collection.
Just a few years ago, to most people, the terms linux cluster and beowulf cluster were virtually synonymous. Ham radio cd rom and display the name, address, state, cq zone, and county of us radio amateurs. Clusse free dx cluster server software package for amateur packet radio. This section attempts to give an overview of cluster parallel processing using linux. Logs are kept in a database file for ease of use and statistical reporting. Compaq has adopted their nonstop clusters for unixware software for linux and put it into single system image clusters. Dxfighter is a ham radio program for dx cluster spot reception. All dx cluster node programs are featured on their own website. Personally, i had used openmosix and red hat cluster software which is also based upon open source software funded by red hat. A great telnet terminal program for accessing dx clusters is putty. Linux cluster commands checking status of the cluster.
Ham radio deluxe software radio amateurs best asset. It also runs perfectly happily under microsoft windows from win98 upwards using either activestate perl or one of the unix subsystemenvironments for windows such as cygwin. Traditional clusters rely on servers to relay spots to stations. The dxspider dx cluster is a linux based, mainly perl program designed to provide the same general functionality and more as the dos version originally written by dick newell ak1a. Aug 11, 2017 klog is a multiplatform free hamradio logger, the only one able to run in linux, windows and macos klog is providing qso management, useful qsl management dx cluster client, dxcc management, clublog integration, wsjtx, dx marathon support and much more. In addition, we generated a python and a perl interface to the c clustering library, thereby combining the flexibility of a scripting language with the speed of c. Internet dxcluster support, keeps track of your worked callsigns, checks your worked grid squares per band, databases for worked grids and. In other words, software for managing business processes within and between companies. Microsoft access and mysql are support with strong features for backup andrecovery. Most of them have the same type of basic commands shdx style by the original from ak1a, but advanced commands such as filters differ between cluster types. Feb 15, 2016 the following is a partial list of installed software. The gnulinux world supports various cluster software. This is where you will find software and manuals for our products.
The are also a lot of application notes to download from the application notes library. Nov 07, 2015 dx fighter is a ham radio program for dx cluster spot reception. Df9cy project auriga pa is a java software package containing several programs, swvhfuhf logbook imports format from radioman, vmt, log conversion to html format, import and export functions for radioman, ct res files, bv qsl labels, csv etc. If a node in a loadbalancing cluster becomes inoperative, the load balancing software detects the failure and redirects requests to other cluster nodes. The members of the softwarecluster include the most important german software companies, such as sap ag germanys largest software company and software ag the second largest. There are several types of dx clusters used during contests. The link will take you to a page with information, including instructions on how to use it. The internets most comprehensive list of amateur ham radio software packaged with xubuntu lts. Dxspotter is capable of exchanging a tremendous amount of information in dx clusters on the internet and working with the popular dxsummit service. This web site is dedicated to the software dxnet, written by f5mzn.
Dx cluster links band master band master is a program for radio amateurs that downloads dx spots and displays them in different ways, including a graphical band map. Hampop tsr by ve3sun 7k hampop is a tsr which will access one of the files on the qrz. A free telnet and packetradio client software for the dxcluster by hb9bza. Openmosix is a set of extensions to the standard kernel, as well as some userland tools that they are developing to help use the cluster more efficiently. The clusters main area of expertise is business software. Dxlab is a freeware suite of eight interoperating applications that can be installed independently in any order.869 1041 1389 424 324 1218 836 758 786 1416 1366 915 1277 146 1043 577 1021 1501 476 1038 826 92 1010 410 280 86 611 1287 265 813 1085 583 1336 759 649 677 1348 1063 1309 940 621 42 305 216 1457 261 146