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DX Central



Introducing DX_Central

DX_Central is a desktop application for those interested in observing the earth's sun or it's effect on radio propagation. This small application provides images of the sun and vital, timely information about solar activity in a way that is concise and easy to use. Information displayed is from NASA, NIST, I Torsomo Objservatory Norway, and other reliable sources in the most up to date version available. The information will automatically update every 10 minutes if allow to be active on the desktop.

We proudly present this second generation offer of the DX Central Desktop widget. New features and a new look are central to this version. It is designed to provide fast access to information from disparate sources in a compact and easy to use format. The v2.00 features a new interface with more graphical indicators on the summary page than version 1.xx. In addition to new indicators, the new NASA SDO images are now part of the project Courtesy of SDO (NASA) and the [AIA, EVE, and/or AIA] consortium. A basic help system has been provided from the menu or by pressing F1.

Your feedback is important for future development. If you find bugs, please report the bugs in the Tracker so they can be fixed. If there is a feature you would like to see, post it on the forums. Please be specific and detailed. Otherwise contact the author directly.

Windows users should have XP SP3 minimum with IE7 or IE8. Testing is not complete on Windows 7. Linux has been tested successfully on Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10 and 10.04 with the latest updates as of May 18, 2010.

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About this project:

This is the DX Central project ("dxcentral")

This project was registered on SourceForge.net on Aug 13, 2009, and is described by the project team as follows:

DXCentral2 is a desktop graphical display from disparate sources in a.easy to use format. Included in this version is the new NASA SDO images. More graphs and charts have been added. Improved performance over v1.80. Versions for Windows XP and Linux.


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