Aether v1.6.4 now available

Andrew Madsen (AC7CF) has announced the availability of v1.6.4 of his Aether logbook program. Andrew has made numerous minor bug fixes to help Aether run even better.

  • This is a minor update including fixes for issues reported by users of Aether 1.6.3. This version of Aether requires Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later. See below for a detailed list of changes:
  • New Features
    • Added official support for Yaesu FTdx3000.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed a crash when looking up certain Russian callsigns on
    • Fixed a bug that caused Aether to fail to launch on some systems running OS X 10.7 Lion.
    • Fixed bug that could cause auto update installation to fail in very rare cases.
    • Fixed incorrect padding of minutes field of latitude longitude in ADIF output.
    • Fixed broken AppleScript lookup command.
    • Fixed bug where duplicate awards would show up in _extremely_ rare cases.
    • Fixed crash when using custom awards definition files with uniquingKeys defined.
    • Fixed bug in USA Counties award tracking logic that caused it to miss counties.
    • Fixed a bug that could cause incorrect station info to be uploaded to LoTW in certain cases.
    • Fixed a crash when using the search field in the Help menu on 10.7 and 10.8.
  • Other Changes
    • Updated to latest version of TrustedQSL library (2.3).
    • Update callsign prefix file (CTY.CSV).
    • Greatly improved performance of initial awards calculations when showing the awards report for a log the first time.
  • Important Note: It is anticipated that Aether 1.6.4 will be the last version of Aether to support OS X 10.7 Lion and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Future versions will require OS X 10.9 or later.

As always, Aether is available from Open Reel Software, or via the Mac App Store. Priced at $39, a free trial of Aether is available from the Open Reel Software website.