ERGO 4 is the next generation of integrated software for enhanced short-wave radio
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|Enjoy fully integrated short-wave receiver control, database,
propagation and audio display and processing
||Control a receiver remotely over local area network or Internet,
e.g. listen to your receiver from anywhere in the house, from the office, or on the road
|Use the data wizard to create custom databases or logs, or import
almost any database. Highly customizable.
||Display RF signal strength and audio spectrum
|Control a receiver from the keyboard or database.
||Reduce noise with built-in DSP noise reduction, autonotch and
|Receive live updates of propagation information, including Solar
Flux and K Index, and propagation forecasts
||Record audio direct-to-disk, including compressed formats.
Link the audio file to an entry in your database or log
|Display signal path on a Mercator or customize Azimuthal
Equidistant map centered on your location.
||Customize your display with floating and docking windows and
|Evaluate propagation paths visually, including MUF and signal
strength, as well as forecast and printout for any day, time or space weather conditions
||Simultaneous control of two supported receivers, local or remote.
Scan or profile groups of frequencies.
For a complete list of features (both production and beta) see the Beta page.
|Drake R8B, R8A, R8
||Japan Radio NRD545, NRD535, NRD525, NRD345, JST245
||Ten Tec RX340, RX320, RX350
||ICOM R75, R8500, R9000, 746, 756
||Kenwood R-5000, TS-440, TS570, TS870, TS2000 (rx only)
||McKay Dymeck DR333.
|Watkins Johnson HF1000, 8711, 8712
|Yaesu FRG100, FT767, FT0000 (receive)
||BETA:VR-5000, AOR AR3030, AR5000
Other Software Included
|ERGO4NET automatically updates propagation information over the Internet, and
displays it on your desktop. Also synchronizes your PC clock.|
|ERGO4UPDATE checks for new program modules and installs them automatically.
It enables you to run the latest beta features, or roll back to the most recent
production version. This update feature means that you should only have to install
the ERGO 4 package of programs once, and receive automatic updates after that.|
|ERGO4SERVER makes your receiver available over the network.|
Ongoing Development Features
You are invited to download and use Ergo for sixty days, to get a good feel for
what features are available at the present time. New features and program
improvements will be available on a regular basis. Users have the choice of running
the official releases, or trying the beta components as they are developed. There is
a separate mailing list of beta testers - see the Beta page.
Our current policy is to provide updates and additional program features at no
charge to our existing customers.
Features under development include: more receivers, starting with the RX350;
receiver memory management; frequency profiling and scanning; data extraction and
reporting; unattended recording. Plus, your ideas are always welcome.
Note to Existing ERGO 3 Users
ERGO 4 is a completely new program. ERGO 3's data formats (DA3 files and
DSI Paradox files) are not
Ergo 4 is available to existing Ergo 3 customers at no additional charge.