• Ham Radio Deluxe Software Renewal with USB

Software Maintenance & Support Renewal for Previous Customers [USB]

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An incremental 12 month period of Software Maintenance and Support for your existing HRD software license. This Software Maintenance and Support renewal entitles you to direct access to the HRD technical support staff through phone or https://support.HamRadioDeluxe.com and to updates that include bug fixes and new features published during this initial Software Maintenance and Support period.

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  • An incremental 12 month period of Software Maintenance and Support for your existing HRD software license. This Software Maintenance and Support renewal entitles you to direct access to the HRD technical support staff through phone or https://support.HamRadioDeluxe.com and to updates that include bug fixes and new features published during this initial Software Maintenance and Support period. Your Ham Radio Deluxe activation key will be included in the receipt you receive from us following your purchase.The USB media you receive will not have a software activation key inside.
    • HRD is my shack runner
      I have been an HRD user since 2014. It has advanced quite a bit over the years and is constantly being improved. This software not only controls my rigs, provides many digital modes in DM780, but is also a great logbook. It can use either flat ACCESS files or SQL, parses data quickly, and has the ability to automatically upload all of your contacts to the many online loggers such as ClubLog and QRZ (LOTW is a manual process). Once configured, HRD logbook makes QSLing easy. Support has always been tricky in this industry/hobby where you have a huge group of users with an insanely huge hardware base and it can be daunting to have to deal with that on a regular basis. When nobody wants to read the manual before turning in a trouble ticket, I can see how frustrating it might become. I have been doing IT support for over 30 years, I get it. That being said, support has not been it's strong point. There is a huge user base and many forums to get help from elmers which is where I recommend anyone start when having issues. Above all, this is the best all in one package for Amateur Radio Operators and is a must have in your shack.
      KW2E

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      Boise, ID

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    • HRD is all you need.
      Starting as a radio amateur is not easy for newcomers. But with HRD you cover up to 90% of all modulations available in the amateur radio world. Everything from CW to digimodes. Logging program with award control. Contest program. I have been with this program since Simon developed it and have lived with all the bugs it has had, but ever since it became a paid program I have probably renewed my subscription so I always have the latest version. Seeing how the program has evolved and been perfected is impressive. There are many who think you HAVE to pay a license every year, but that's wrong. If you have paid for HRD you can use it without restrictions for as long as you want. But I am happy to pay for the program to evolve even more. The modes that HRD does not support, they make sure that they can import the QSOs from that software so that they also appear in your award and logging section. I can definitely recommend HRD to everyone.
      HB9GIM - OZ1EQC - OV2V

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      Obwalden, Switzerland

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    • The only Rig Control, logging, digital mode software I use
      I have had issues in the past that the support staff have handled. Most of my issues were PC related.
      K5TCJ

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      Dallas, Texas, USA

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    • Great software and technical support
      HRD's software is excellent. So it it's technical support. If there is any problem at all, it's that when problems due develop, and no software is perfect, it often takes tech support to work it out. But they do -- tech support has been great.
      Jon

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      Chicago, IL

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    • Best Ham Radio Software
      Great support software for all my amateur radio needs, with top notch support aimed at resolving issues as they arise. Simple to use and operate, designed and built by 'hams' who have been listening to what was needed.
      Robbo

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      Scotland

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    • Upgraded to include ICOM 705
      I purchased the annual update so I could use HRD with my new Icom 705 as the old version did not have that radio.  While I could have made it work using the 7300 profile, I decided to go ahead and pay for the support for the next year.  The program does a nice job of controlling the 705 along with the Kenwood TS890.  Using the satellite program, I am able to use the 705 to listen and track the ISS and other amateur satellites.   The doppler control works as good on the 705 ad it does on the 9700  A good overall program that over the years has been improved and support has always been excellent.   Keep up the excellent programming. 73
      KD6EOS

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      Rio Rico AZ

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    • Great tool for any operator
      easy used easy set up and i could not do without HRD now
      mi0hmy

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      Northern Ireland

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    • Good choice, no regrets!!
      During my 3 years experince with the programm I never had to wait longer than a couple of hours after my cry for help!!
      TinklwinklOO

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      Southern Bavaria, Germany

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    • A few notes about HRD
      Ham Radio Deluxe is a very complete software to control almost all functions of your radio. It evolved from early free versions, to become a feature-packed, fully fledged radio control software. In spite of using it every day, though, I feel I have only scratched the surface of it and there are plenty of functions I will continue to discover day by day.

      One possible difficulty with HRD is exactly its complexity: being so configurable, an inexpert user may feel lost amid all the possibilities offered - at least this is what happened to me. Also, I have the feeling that the programs making up the suite have evolved incrementally, to the point that the whole lacks a sense of unity. Is it maybe time to review the GUI so that the user feels more in control ?

      A few isolated things I'd like you to improve on:

      - When a new QSO is added, I have to start entering the call sign, and only then the time: if I start with the time then the call sign, the software automatically defaults to the current time. In this period for a number of reasons I can't connect the radio to the computer so sometimes I record my QSOs on a paper notebook and enter them several minutes after they happened, and I have to remember the correct sequence. It would be nicer if the time did not change no matter when it is entered.

      - Searching a call sign among those in the database is sometimes difficult. A "find" function would be nice (if it already exists I was not able to find it...).

      - Finally, I really think it is about time to move away from Microsoft Access and use some more capable database...

      Thanks for your efforts to improve HRD !
      IU0PJS

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      Perugia, Italy

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    • Great Amateur Software
      I have used Ham Radio Deluxe since the early days and have been through many iterations. The new version is the best and only needs a couple of tweaks. I am a very basic user, not using rig control, rotor control, satellite tracking, etc. I use it 100% for logging and originally for RTTY, then some PSK31 and have sampled Slo-Scan TV and did a few CW contests using the CW function. Every function I've ever used has worked flawlessly. The HRD Logbook is one of the most "fluent" logging programs I've seen, interfaces well with DM780, and has been constantly upgraded for eQSL and LoTW. In the newest upgrade, though, the "Filter" portion of the logbook has been changed with the added "Apply" button. In my opinion that has turned the callsign search into a useless function. The old version was interactive at all times. Example: If one entered "2Z0" in "Callsign" it automatically brought up all the calls beginning with "2Z0". When finished, simply deleting the "2Z0" would go back to the full logbook. The new version requires entering the "2Z0", clicking "Apply", then perusing the list. When finished, you must delete the "2Z0", unclick the checkmark in the "Callsign" box, reclick "Apply" to bring back the full logbook. When actively working stations, it is very cumbersome. This is a very small detraction and most likely the majority of users do not use the search function as often as I do. Overall, this is an excellent program and I'm not aware of anything available to compete with it.
      Aurora-Dude

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      Lyndonville, VT

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    • Great Ham Toolbox
      Many years as a user and I update each year.
      Feature packed. Continue the good work and keep up with the evolving technology.
      Jay

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      Florida

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    • Excellent Software and support
        This software makes amateur radio much easier.  Controlling your radio and providing digital tools is a big help.  This software has many features for all parts of HAM radio.  

      The support is great with frequent updates.  I have not encountered any issue resulting from a new software update.
      sacfxdx

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      US

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    • Great Logging Software
      HRD is great software for logging. It has so many great features.
      GT

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      Lebanon, MO

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    • Still the best!
      I have been a HRD subscriber since the program was first made available by Simon HB9DRV. Over the years I have taken advantage of several other programs 'trial' offers. In every case I find HRD works best for me as it integrates all my operational needs into one package. The one clear advantage I see over other programs is the ongoing improvements and commitment to following up and correcting problems identified by the user community. HRD also interfaces well with my Elecraft station, Navigator interface and programs like MMTTY and WSJT-X . Recent updates also allow for quick and easy printing of multiple QSO report labels for QSL cards. It still the best program for me.
      Bill - W0BBI

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      Branson, Mo

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    • The best ham software ever
      The best Ham Radio software ever
      It is the only software you will ever need Kevin gives the best tech support and has the ability to make it easy to understand what has to be done 
      Don’t think twice about it    buy it
      I am not being pair for my honest review 
      Rube

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      Los Gatos CA

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    • Puts fun into Ham Radio
      Guys, I can’t say enough good things about HRD.  I hear some negative comments about the maintenance agreement being too expensive but the fact is they don’t realize how much work it takes to keep the software up with the new rigs coming out plus adding new features and offering great support.  Keep up the good work.
      Buz

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      Easley, SC

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    • Best radio control and logbook features
      I've been a long time user, I saw all improvments. I prefer the logbook features and keeping all my QSO records. I use a lot of the label printing that is now fixed.
      R2B2

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      Terrebonne, QC

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    • Fantastic Software
      I have been using HRD since it first came out in 2003! It has done nothing but get better and better. I got out of radio for 3 years and I just returned in January of 2021. When I have time I will contact Support about how to setup a SQL data base I forgot how to do it LOL. Guy's keep up the great work.
      AH6RR

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      Kona Hawaii

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    • Great Ham Toolbox
      Many years as a user and I update each year.
      Feature packed. Continue the good work and keep up with the evolving technology.
      Jay

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      Florida

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    • Well worth the investment!
      There's nothing I can write about HRD that hasn't been said already however from a very amateur amateur it's worth every penny!
      Although the need for keeping a written log has long since been not a requirement in the UK I still like to keep a note of my contacts and having tried a few of the alternatives on offer I believe that HRD is simply best value for money.
      If you add up all it's on-board features plus the live support, should it be required, it's a no brainer!
      MM0XXW

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      Edinburgh, Scotland.

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    • The Best of the Best
      Nothing negative to say guys. I use HRD since i am licensed in 2011

      73, de DO1IP
      DO1IP

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      Wermelskirchen JO31 PC

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    • Excellent Purchase
      Been using HRD for approximately ten years and it has always worked well.  I have updated to new versions throughout and have never experienced any problems.  
      Digger

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      Bristol, UK

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    • Best logging program
      I had trouble connecting at first but finally got it working. Rig control is fantastic.
      Alanop

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      North Port, FL

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    • Excellence in Radio Communications.......HRD
      Ham Operators who have not signed on to HRD are doing them self a great disservice.
      HRD is a well rounded highly tuned app that will excell your Ham operations.
      In 2014 I signed up with HRD started my DXCC quest to date I have 301 entity's
      This all due to the design of HRD operations.
      paddle guy

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      Los Angeles, Ca.

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    • Self - Retired Electrical Engineer PE
      I really like your product. My computer took a dump several months back. I had to reload HRD and WSJT-x. I had to reinstall Windows 10. It was supposed to save the original files but Since it was a hard drive problem I think I lost some files. I had to download my logbook from LOTW. I would be nice if there was a recovery feature whereby previous logs/files could be retrieved from an alternate source. I did di it, it did work but it was not fun.
      Radio Rick

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      Woodstock Il, 55 miles NW from Chicago.

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    • Awesome product
      Simple, easy to use
      Spence

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      Colorado

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    • good
      Good software for ham.
      Please integrate the STEPP IR Antennas Controllers !
      Segiu

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      Timi?oara, Timi?, Romania

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    • Best purchase ever
      Awesome program!
      Spence

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      Colorado

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    • HRD and DM780 are great tools!
      I use Ham Radio DeLuxe and also the companion DM-780 for CW activities. When using DM-780 I usually also use Winkeyer USB, which was designed by the Engineer for use with DM-780 by the engineer who developed WK USB. There was a steep learning curve, but I've found that the hobby is all the more enjoyable when we learn from applying it. Once configured the way I wanted it, HRD and DM-780 are rock-solid performers.
      Blue Emu

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      Greenville, SC

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    • Great Product and Support
      Great product and support.
      Jimbo888

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      UK

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    • POLECAM
      POLECAM WSZYSTKO OK
      SP5SO

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      WARSAW

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    • Quality Product
      I chose HRD years ago as my rig control/logging program after reviewing every Windows-based program on the market. I consider it to be the 800 lb gorilla when it comes when it comes to the competition. It has worked very well for me and I've yet to find another program to get my attention. I've only needed support a couple of times over the years. HRD was quick to effectively respond. I am NOT an HRD fanboy. If I find something better, I will jump ship...but I haven't.
      MountainMan

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      Northern Arizona mountains

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    • Excellent Product and Outstanding Customer Service
      I am a long time user of HRD and have enjoyed using a one source product for my logging, digital modes, CW decoder, DX cluster, and more. As I am getting older, my hear loss has given me issues while operating in the CW mode. I enjoy CW as I have used that mode as my main interest for over 50 years. The CW decoder or reader is a blessing to help fill in what I miss during a chat or QSO.


      A few weeks back I made a mistake shutting down my computer and thought I had damaged the HRD files. I submitted a request for help and within 12 hours had a full functioning HRD once again. Plus watching the service staff remotely update, clear, correct, and simplify my HRD gave me a free educational class on many of the features of the program that I did not understand how to use. Overall HRD has been my best investment in this hobby and will continue to be a blessing to help me enjoy amateur radio everyday.
      Thank you HRD
      Peterj

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      Brownstown, MI

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    • Don't Miss Out
      HRD suite of integrated applications provide effective CAT control tailored to your radio. I use main app to memorize favorite net frequencies, band plans, etc. Log integrated with QRZ for instant lookup by call sign. Also upload to ARRL LOW. I've used HRD DDE interface to HDSDR for spectrum/waterfall and click to tune control of radio. Also use HRD to control radio when running WSJT-X for FT8. Just upgraded rig to FTdx101MP. It's an impressive tool very reasonable cost. Have not needed support, but you want it to get updates.
      BlueRidgeHealthCare550

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      Laurel Springs, NC

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    • HRD with Satellite Tracking
      I'm currently moving to a new QTH in Florida, while in my rental I upgraded/extended my HRD.

      I'm very happy with the Satellite Tracking using my IC-9700. I've also have the pass bands plugged into the software and I can't wait to get in my new QTH.
      I've made contacts here at the rental. This last upgrade was a real surprise utilizing the Satellite Tracking. Thanks...73
      Satellite Stan

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      The Villages, Florida

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    • Excellent for rig control
      I use HRD only for rig control. I do not do DX or digital. Hence, much of the program holds no value for me. That is the reason for the reduced value rating. I have been using HRD for many years (early in the Simon days), watching as it grows.




      I would like seeing a simple version that is ONLY for rig control. It is certainly possible - merely divorce the DX and digital routines from the main program. If it is not a modular system, it should be. Thus affording this flexibility.
      W2BLC

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      upstate NY

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    • Great Stuff
      I'm finding it so involved I can't really give an expert opinion.
      Every day I find something I didn't know about.
      Yerfdog

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      UK

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    • Excellent Ham Software for OMs and Newbies Alike
      HRD is easily installed and configured alike. I have been using it for many years, back to when Simon was still updating the product, and used the free version for some time. It has come a long way since that time thanks to new developers, tech support, and owners/managers. I use it daily, if the radios are on then HRD is on, and it will connect both my FTDX-3000D and my FT-991A simultaneously. There is a bit of learning curve, but good documentation and forums as well as Facebook are all very helpful.
      Robert

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      Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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    • Seems to be a good purchase. Not easy to get help learning to use it though.
      I have owned the software for a few years, have never learned to use it very well HRD does not help much, I did get assistance from other owners who were a big help but it did require a lot of time and communicating to get the help, I got discouraged and let it go for some time am now trying again there have been a lot of changes and I am able to communicate using the software and my computer and rig having lots of problems guess I will have to figure it out as good as I can as I can think I will stay with it this time though. W9EK Doug Sylfest.
      Doug

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      Antigo, Wisconsin

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    • Excellent product
      Needs new database for contact details.
      andy nehan

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      England, nr Cambridge

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    • HRD
      I've been using HRD for at least 7 years out of my 11 year ham career (if you want to callvit that.
      At first I was intimidated by it but over time it became simple to use.
      I'm mostly a digital operator and I use DM780 for RTTY & PSK modes.
      It was easy to integrate WSJT-X & JTAlert logging into HRD,
      The award tracking makes my life easy, no paper or spreadsheet tracking needed anymore.
      AE4WG

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      Ormond Beach, FL

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    • HRD Software
      Great product I have used HRD for Six years and has improved each year. Saves me time on my logs and uploads contacts to LOTW, QRZ and EQSL logs. I like the PSK Reporter too.  Easy to switch between frequencies and modes as well.  Lots of other features.
      DoubleEagle

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      Maryville, TN

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    • HRD my thoughts
      Its a great product I have used for about 10 years. I always pay yearly for support as I dont expect to get it for free and its not expensive. My only gripe is the slow logbook which I believe is caused by the use of MS Access - which I understand will be relaced this year (2021), then it will be a 5 star product.
      andy nehan

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      England, nr Cambridge

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    • Great for digital work
      As someone who enjoys conversational digital work, HRD really shines. I have tried others and they just do not work as well. I use HRD with my Yaesu FT-817 and FT-991 and it interfaces perfectly with each rig, no issues at all. It is very easy to use multiple modes like Olivia, PSK and others...especially when RSID is transmitted with the signal from the other station. HRD tells you what variation is being used and adjusts with a click. Logging is easy, too. And I have to say that HRD support is excellent. I had an issue with my key and their support team got right on it and had it solved within a day (there was a glitch). Overall, a great experience for me.
      TonyMT

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      Kalispell, MT

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    • The more I use HRDL the more I like it
      When Ham Radio De Luxe first came out nany years ago I dowloaded it and did not get on with it Over the years I have tried it again until about 3 years ago I realised what a useful program it is and I happily purchased the software I like the log book and its automatic QRZ look up as well as being able send log entries to QRZ and other in line logs. This is great with FT8 as it updates my HRD log and fills in the details from QRZ. You can even print a decent looking paper logbook from HRD I have to rigs controled from HRD IC 7300and IC 7300 both work fine . HRD record qso audio, save favorite frequencies, HRD also has RTTY and many other data modes, it will even send CW. I will not list all the features here but suggest you try it for yourself I am still finding more thing to try . Great software for the shack
      Raditehman

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      London

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    • A capable logging program
      HRD is the only program that i have tested that fullfill most of my needs. I have tested a whole bunch of software but no one as good as HRD! Why do I pay for a program when there are many out there for free? Hmmm yes they are free for a reason! Why do I pay for a HRD support licance? Because first I did not but they helped me anyway! And what of a support! My issue were dealt with within 30minutes and solved without any problems!
      If you look for a free software, there are many out there, but if you look for a software that cover almoast everything and works and most important of all, offer support Quick! then you should consider to make a test installation of HRD and explore it!
      SA6WAL

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      Sweden, Gothenburg

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    • Happy Enough to Renew My Support Again
      I have been a user of Ham Radio Deluxe for many years, and have always kept my maintenance subscription up to date. The software has made my Ham Radio operation more enjoyable. HRD has done a good job of adding features while still keeping the software basically stable. The ultimate testament is that I renewed my maintenance agreement for one more year!
      TF

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      Macomb

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    • It has pros and cons
      When HRD is working well, it is a great program with my IC7300. Sometimes an update makes things a bit more difficult to iron out. But paying for support has helped in my instance. HRD slowed down and it was decided that MariaDB/MySQL would solve the problem. And so it did. Now fast again.

      I still have not been able to get the QSL software to work with my Brother QL-700 label printer despite trying to follow the instructional video . There are a few small issues I have with HRD logbook, but most of them I can work around or I can live with.
      Paddy 1946

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      Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

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    • Wide range of useful functions.
      I've used almost all features, even though my FT-991 has many features itself. I am looking forward to trying Digital Master soon.
      John

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      Seattle, WA

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    • Very Supportive software
      Program is very useful with it’s full options to control the radio and logging.
      I strongly recommended this product.
      AlAsadi

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      Juba South Sudan

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    • HRD Software
      I have used this software for years and it has been improved each year.  It has helped me logging contacts and transferring logs to LOTW, QRZ and EQSL. Great Product. 
      DoubleEagle

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      Maryville, TN

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    • Does what it is supposed to do and very well
      I have used HRD for a few years now and it does exactly what it is designed to do. I would like it to work with Software Defined Radios such as SDR Play Duo but gather that this might be added in 2021. The program is not just a Radio operating system. It also has Satellite Tracking c/w Doppler, Data Decoding, a very good Logbook, an excellent Mapping feature and a full Rotator Display system. It really is very good value for money and does what it is designed to do. When I have asked a question, the help came back to me within a day, sometimes within hours.
      It works with most of the popular radios including Flex Radio.
      I can certainly recommend it.
      Bill
      Bill

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      Bournemouth, England

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    • Best amateur radio software
      Probably the best radio control, logging program for amateur radio on the market. Great support, great price. This platform has it all
      Va3xq

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      Strathroy Ontario

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    • Ham Radio Deluxe
      Great utility product for Amateur Radio operation in many modes and logging. Have used it for digital modes like PSK-31 for years. Thanks for such a great product and steadfast support. 
      KF8J

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      Xenia, Ohio and The Villages Florida

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    • Best purchase
      Best purchase
      Samny

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      WY

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    • Logging, Rig Control, Digital Modes Made Easy
      Logging is quick and easy.  Uploads all easy.
      Rig Control works great.  Use mouse to move through the bands.  Click on DX spot, go to freq.
      Digital Modes work with user supplied sound card interface.
      Screen displays configurable to your preferences.
      Simple Ham Operator Fred

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      Florida

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    • Very good
      Excellent product which I have been using for several years
      Like the various screens and help aids
      Can see entire radio on my Monitor 
      Highly recommend 
      VE3YXY

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      Perth Ontario

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    • There's Gold at the End of the Rainbow
      With patient HRD support staff and some perseverance, I've overcome the learning curve and look forward each day to using my HRD "swiss army knife" for station facilitation. As if Microsoft engineers turned their attention to amateur radio to develop HRD, I am forever bragging about its utility and convenience - from a Ham's perspective. Because of the software's evolution, several subtle menu selections, best user strategy or prerequisite steps are not yet documented, and so the all-important USER MANUAL would benefit from an editorial review - by a non-developer - to fill-in some of the missing explanations, along with a PRINTED Start-Up Guide to help new users overcome the learning curve.
      NN4U

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      USA - Virginia

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    • Purchase this everyyear
      Have not used it this year yet.
      Has been excellent in previous years . Faults repaitred promptly
      Thanks
      Lancman

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      LIMAVADY Northern Ireland

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    • VERY GOOD SERVICE SUPPORT for HRD software.

      I have used HRD software for more than a dozen years, i was a beta tester for Simon. I moved 2 1/2 years ago. I packed up my ham radio gear into storage for a year prior. Christmas week (2020), I reloaded the updated version of the software. hooked it up and most of it worked, however the New Yaesu rotor and interface did not want to be friends with the software/computer. The log book was having issues, both of which I could not solve. I contacted HRD service. Shortly Tim Contacted me, I opened my "TeamViewer" and gave him permission to work on the computer. In a reasonable period of time Tim had every one behaving them selves. Tim also answered questions about the WSJT-X software and a choice of interfaces. I am changing from the isolation transformer, direct hook up, that i built and used in the past. He also told me when I install the interface if I have any issues with it to call, and they will help.
      I am quite happy with the service, Thank you
      73
      patrik1

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      LAS CRUCES NM

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    • Perfect Fit
      HRD exceeded all expectations I had for radio control software. The ease of use coupled with the support of HRD personnel makes this a perfect fit for any ham locking for computer control.
      JC57

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      Rolla MO

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    • Worth it
      Great product and support personnel are top notch (Especially Tim) My only wish is that they notify customers when it is about to expire.
      DirtyDexter

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      NEPA

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    • Shack need's
      It has most of the software an Amateur need's. The Logbook is good for casual use but not fast enough for contest, also needs improvement that now with QO-100, it was not possible for me to insert the GHZ frequency it doesn't hold it.
      I will continue using it.
      SV2KGA

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      Katerini Greece

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    • HRD Renewal
      Been a user for the last 8 years. I am very satisfied with the product and want to support the future development. Would like to see more improvement in the DM780 module in the future.
      N8AWW

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      Michigan

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    • Best software available
      HRD has become a classic, a model of how ham software should work, with one caveat, i.e. it is so complex and dynamic that some parts crash from time to time. The parts are the DM780 module and, to a lesser extent, the HRD Rotator. (DM780 crashes can be minimized by having only the Super Sweeper and one other tab open.)

      The logbook seamlessly interacts with other member-programs. It is fast and accurate. One feature that could be enhanced is that the logged QSO could articulate with QRZ or Ham Call to complete the contact's address section. However, the hand-shaking with QRZ, LoTW, eQSL, and other logging services is unparalleled.

      The macro support in DM780 is robust and an alert system offers a convenient way to fetch needed prefixes. The decoding of weak or adjacent signals is especially exquisite, and the extensive customization through the options section is useful.

      That the programs work together so efficiently and effectively is a tribute to the programming skill of the developers. Every update adds features that are as surprising as they are useful. (There could be less delay including new rigs, however. )

      When compared to other software, usually free, it offers evidence that you get what you pay for.

      HRD can be used straight out of the box, but to get the best from it involves a steep learning curve. Fortunately, the documentation is always available for study and problem-solving. Support is unparalleled. I've had responses to problems the same day I report them, and this includes Sundays. Technical support has always "owned" my problems and never belittled me for ignorance.

      Purchase of the software should be considered as an investment just as wise as quality equipment. The logbook alone is worth the price.

      wfjordan

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      Tallahassee, Florida

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    • Well I have been using Ham Radio Deluxe for years now, Love this software. I would buy again.
      Well I have been using Ham Radio Deluxe for years now, Love this software. I would buy again. I started using HRD back when it used to be free. Then started with the paid versions later on. Still a great product. Use this almost daily, now in conjunction with other programs like WSJT-X for an example. They work together well.
      Topgun4300

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      Rough and Ready, CA

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    • Great Radio experimenter Software
      A great software for controlling your radio.
      cadman

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      Ireland

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    • Great software
      The HRD software is what I expected from amateur radio software. Thanks for the great software !
      SP2RTA

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      POLAND

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    • all is ok and fine
      all is ok and fine,
      Daniel

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      France

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    • I not 100% happy
      I know icom 7000 is old trx, but with hrd 5 i dont had that important bug. Now with hrd6 i  cant change the FILTERS via HRD. 

      I hope this bug resolve soon, because im waiting many months ago for solution and for the moment im waiting..... HRD for me is the best software ,  but in the future i will give 5 stars if my big problem have solution. 
      EA8TL

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      Canary isl.

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    • Comprehensive Package
      Great software, easily controls my radios ( IC7610 and K3), the logger is easy and works well and DM780 is excellent, shame you cant get the WSJT modes integrated but I understand why.
      Drivers for new rigs are available quickly.
      For the price it’s a steal
      Tim

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      Helston, Cornwall, UK

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    • Would not be without this application
      I appreciate the different aspects to this software which should appeal to many radio amateurs.

      I like to control my rig through this application and enjoy the flexibility and options which are available when using the logbook.

      I have only had this software for about 18 months and still discovering more of the features this product provides.
      Shawsons

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      Cheltenham, England

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    • Just a logging software.... think again!
      From a casual operator like my self to an DX Chaser or Contester this software fits the bill. Logging, syncing with QRZ and various online logbooks, DX Cluster, Rig Control, Rotor Control, Digital Modes, CW send & decoding, on and on and on. After configuring your station to work with the software clicking on a contact in the DX Cluster, Rig Control automatically takes you to the band & frequency, pull up the contact log and it finds the coordinates and logging info from QRZ, hit the rotor control and it points your beam into the correct heading automatically, enter any other info about the QSO then hit the log. Automatically syncs to online logbooks (LOTW/eQSL, etc.). Like shooting fish in the barrel :)
      So many other features I have not tried yet and will in the future.
      Ron_AB8DT

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      Cedar Springs, MI

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    • Best Package out there!
      HRD is straight up the best package out there! Radio control, logging, Digital, Rotor control, ETC. I started off with HRD when Simon was developing the program. It was in development so it wasn't perfect but the concept and design were great. I searched around but found nothing like HRD. Since Mike(WA9PIE) and the team have taken over development of HRD it just keeps getting better. Updates for better performance and added support for new radios keep HRD growing . Excellent support (Shout out to Tim!) . Give HRD a try and you will like it.
      DeForger

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      Staten Island NY

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    • The heart in my hobby
      HRD is vital for me keeping track of DXCC and sending my log to Clublog,Lotw,HRDlog,eQSL. With latest release it also support labelprinting in a better way , but more datafields is on my wishlist. Migrating away from access db is a prosess I'm looking forward to happend. In that prosess I wish QSO forwarding from one HRD to another could be done easier. I like HRD and I think it's only getting better.
      NorDX

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      NORWAY

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    • Excellent Software
      I have used HRD since it was "shareware" and the group who purchased the software rights have done an excellent job fixing "bugs" in the original software and constantly upgrading and adding functions. I rarely need to actually touch any of my radios while operating. I use HRD with an Elecraft K3, an Icom Ic-7610, and an Icom IC-9700. There are still a few aspects where improvements could be made - like in the satellite tracking and doppler adjustments and the SSTV integration - but they are, understandably, prioritizing the work based upon requested over-all software functions. Only once have I needed to use their technical service assistance. They were able to find and fix the problem by accessing my computer remotely - painless!
      OTGUY

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      Sandy, Utah

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    • HRD delivers
      Excellent offering, the best support anywhere. Can’t go wrong with HRD. 
      Craig

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      Charleston, SC

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    • Online user manual
      Please try to update the " Online user manual" so it will reflect the actual changes to the last software.
      More then that: Please do it ahead of the actual software realize.
      I have a problem running the "Ground Control " software module according to the info in the "Satellite Tracking" section.
      I am still waiting to the promised help.
      milu

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      Tel Aviv

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    • Pricing hiccup
      I purchased the 1 year software maintenance and support and tried to use a seasonal discount, which didn't work. So I went ahead and purchased it anyway. A short time later a special showed up. I contacted HRD and was very pleased to get a refund of my excess payment. Thanks HRD.
      MadMike

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      EMA

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    • A shack accessory I use Daily
      I started using HRD in early 2008. I have lived through lack of support, lack of updates etc, then the company was sold. A new day dawned.  Since the sale it has become a first class piece of software for the Ham community. It is very seldom a week goes by that I do not discover a new feature or way of making my Ham life easier. Just a Great Product. 
      Baked Ham

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      Atlanta, Georgia

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    • nice
      I bought this program a year ago and had fun with it before my radio blew. I bought another radio of the same model and renewed the program but for some reason it will not connect to this radio. Don't know if there is a problem with the jack or something else. Hopefully I will time to work on this when I have more time.
      Tripod

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      Butler, TN

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    • 9 years
      I've been using the Log Book portion of HRD for 9 years with my IC-7600. I've built up a decent log over the years and no database crashes so far.

      I also use the IP Server to allow radio setting to manipulate my amplifier using my own customer software.
      KD6BZN

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      Lancaster, CA

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    • Very Good Experience
      Have had HRD for a number of years now and all throughout the experience has been very good. There has been a few minor glitches here or there but the Technical Support, I must say, is excellent. Turnaround time for inquiries is quite fast and always issues have been properly and professionally resolved. I would recommend HRD to anyone looking for this type of program.
      Eric KP4KD/EA5JAH

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      Valencia, Spain

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    • Great Package
      I've been a user since the free days, and with all of the improvements, it's well worth the price of admission. I've always received timely help when needed, which has been rare.
      K8SI

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      Hampton, VA

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    • Great product
      I have been a user since 2014 and have seen  the steady improvements in a already great product. Recently they are working on a QSL labeling issue with me and others and the support has bred stellar !
      Jim

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      Gray Court, SC

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    • Great software
      I have been using HRD for years. It is my go to logging software. Wouldn't want to use anything else...
      Radio Guy

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      Niceville, FL

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    • HRD continues to improve functionality and quality
      The improvements over the past few years are really noticeable. Any issues I have had they have been quickly resolved . I use it as my primary radio CAT interface to two rigs and all my logging plus all it’s supported digital modes. I have it interfaced to other programs as well.
      KE0BRZ

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      MN

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    • Good overall companion HF radio control and log software
      Can be somewhat complex when trying to customize it for personal preferences. DM780 is versatile but very slow to load. I found it difficult to get it working on CW and digital modes, but once I figured it out, it has been good for CW sending, PSK and the many other supported digital modes. The SSTV seems to work well but I only use it for receiving pictures. Support is OK, generally a quick response but solutions are not always provided. YouTube support videos are handy. Documentation seems to lag, making it tough to find out how to do some things or fix goofs such as miss-formatting the log display or adding windows.
      WA5LXS

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      North Texas

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    • Well worth the money.
      The product is well design and easy to use. The service is prompt and the support staff take care to ensure that they understand the problem, you understand the solution and/or the resolution and are satisfied.
      N7MCH

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      Salkum, Washington

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    • #1 for CW !!
      This program makes sending and receiving easy. While no program can decode 100% (G IN = G Out)
      it comes close to it. Pre programed messages have no character limit!!
      Al

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      San Benito, TX

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    • HRD support
      I've owned HRD for about 5 years, paying for support and upgrades every year. During this time I've seen the program improved steadily with upgrades and the quality and speed of support has improved tremendously. Ham Radio is a hobby; HRD is operated as a quality business. Two of my friends also own HRD and pay for the support and upgrade plan. They are satisfied as well. HRD has a HUGE number of features and supporting all of them must be a nightmare.
      joeblow

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      northern MInnesota USA

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    • Works well...
      So far the newest release of HRD has been working quiet well. No issues and integrates well with my TS-570 and TS-590.

      Only items I would change is the Mapping portion. It appears like it has not been updated for a long time and should either be fixed to take city/location from the logbook and plot, or frankly just removed if it does not work.

      Otherwise HRD has always been a good application. Very open source and configurable which also helps given all the things people do with their radios.
      Lloyd H

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      Alberta

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    • I am very happy with HRD
      I've been using HRD exclusively since becoming more active again in ham radio about five years ago. I have requested and received excellent support from Tim and Ferry over that timeframe. Both are courteous, generous with their time (they truly want you to be happy with the result), and extremely knowledgeable. I'm a Mac guy at heart. But HRD has worked so well for me that I have no regrets using it.
      Tucker

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      Spokane, WA

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    • Ham Radio Deluxe Software Maintenance & Support Renewal
      When I first purchased the Ham Radio Deluxe Software, I was not sure if it would answer my needs. Now having used it for several years, I can say I am very happy with my initial purchase. As HRD went through a self-evaluation and rebuild, I decided to also for the next year after my purchase the Ham Radio Deluxe Software Maintenance & Support Renewal service. I have now done so EVERY YEAR since my purchase. With all of the GREAT fixes and upgrades they have brought to the solution, I am very please to continue to invest in their quest to make the software better year after year. And they have made it much better, and much more stable . People should be paid for work completed and for that reason, I will continue to invest the small sum every year to help HRD continue to make their product the it can be. Although next year I may simply take their multi-year option.

      I therefore recommend to all of the HAM community that make use of the HRD solution to also continue to invest their small sum every year, so that we can ALL benefits from the awesome work these folks are doing. We are always stronger when we come together. Thank you to HRD for their on-going quest to make this HRD software, the best out there.

      I am sincere when I say that the small amount I pay year after year for Ham Radio Deluxe Software Maintenance & Support Renewal is well worth it. I get a better product , new features that I enjoy, and they have brought so many fixes it fills pages worth. That alone is worth a small fee every year.

      A a HAM I am frugal, but for me, I have gotten more than my money's worth by investing yearly in the Ham Radio Deluxe Software Maintenance & Support Renewal.

      73
      VE2...
      VE2-User

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      Quebec Canada

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    • Outstanding product and product support!
      Outstanding product and product support! It’s unfortunate how many people do not read directions today, however, if you read the directions and use this program as written it is absolutely outstanding! It’s the best amateur radio program I’ve ever used. I’ve been licensed since 1966.
      Mdv/5MV

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      San Antonio, Texas

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    • Excellent Product
      A most amazing product. It does so much and is very stable. 
      Mike

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      Pickerington, OH

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    • Good Product
      Good Product
      Sparky

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      walker, Minnesota

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    • Superb Ham Software
      I have had Ham Radio Deluxe (HRD) for about 18 months. It has several modules that make it very comprehensive. I first got the Rig Control module working with my Yaesu FT-991A Transceiver. It took a little work digging through manuals, but I got it working. I am still finding new aspects to Rig Control to use. I also have got it working noe with my ICOM IC-7610. Recently, I have put in time on the logging module. I have it working with LOTW, QRZ.com, eQSL, and HRDlog. I am accessing QRZ.com and two other databases for call sign lookups. I also have DX cluster working. I expect to get more adapt at using the logging module. I just started studying DM-780 which supports a lot of data modes. It does not do wsjt-x, but wsjt-x can interface with the logging module. Quite honestly, DM-780 not covering wsjt-x is a disappointment, but HRD will log contacts. The other two modules are rotor control and satellite tracking. I don’t expect to have a yogi beam antenna with rotor so I have not looked at this module. I have not investigated satellite amateur radio so that module has received no attention from me. Maybe I will look at satellite amateur radio down the road and implement that module then. The integration of modules appears to be good. If a module needs the same data as another that already has it, it will go to the module with it to get it. Indeed, integration is a strong point. Rig control integrates with a fairly large number of transceivers. The logging module is integrated with look up databases, do clusters, and internet based QSL systems. I did read trouble tickets about label printing for QSL cards. I elected to export an Excel file which I massaged as a source file to print 2” x 4” labels with both the QSL information and addresses. I send my QSL cards with SSAE to increase the likelihood of a return. I use various Excel formulas to massage data and mail merge to generate the labels and outgoing envelopes. Consequently, any weaknesses that HRD might have when printing address labels is a non-issue for me. I never pick up a pen to create QSL cards because I use the flexibility of an Excel exported file from the logging module.
      In summary, HRD has a lot of power that I am growing into steadily. It does a lot of things and is integrated within its modules and with the wider ham world of computer and internet support systems for amateur radio. For this reason, I signed up for the yearly maintenance service. I look forward to getting new features introduced during the year.
      Joe T. Peg

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      San Antonio, TX

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    • Great product for years
      I have used the software package for years and it does more than I expected. Have had only minor issues with configuration related to hardware and not the software. It has performed for me very well.
      Jabbo

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      Georgia

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    • HRD
      Customer support was great, had very fast response to my issue!
      Dan

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      In.

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    • very good control software
      In my opinion the best control software available.
      PA1SW

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      The Netherlands

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    • HRD is worth the money
      It just works. And when it comes down to it, little else matters. Fiddling with free programs or the one that came in the box with the radio then to be disappointing time wasters. HRD will handle the settings, the logging and digital sound card comms to a long list of modes. It's my go-to.
      N9apd

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      Limerick, Maine

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    • HRD has two things ......
      I used FlDigi for almost 10 years.
      HRD was just a backup.
      My interest turned to "working the birds"
      and SSTV. FlDigi did not support either so
      I switched to HRD.
      It works good for all I want it to do.
      k7cwq

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      Central Oregon CN94

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    • AC9DZ
      The Best radio control and log book I have used. Started with DXbase in the early 90"s. Have used HRD starting 2013 with FT-857D, FT1000MP-MARK-V and now IC-7300. Automatic logbook backup is very nice. I have not had to call support. But I will continue to support You and your Team. Thank You
      Regards/73
      AC9DZ/Brian
      AC9DZ

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      Thorntown,IN

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    • Must have Ham Radio program.
      When I turn on my Ham rig I always turn on my computer and start Ham Radio Deluxe. The log book part is worth the price alone. Being able to look up the call of other Hams is wonderful and works super fast. The satellite program work great with my Kenwood 2000. I have used the program to communicate with many satellites and even  talked to the space station. The digital programs psk and others work seamlessly. The Morse code programs are top notch. I have only had to use Ham Radio Deluxe support a couple of time over the many years I have had the program. I must say the customer support was the best I have ever experienced.

      I love this program and highly recommend it to all Hams. Ham Radio is not complete without Ham Radio Deluxe. 

      KC8BHB
      Don Gephart
      Don Gephart

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      Blanchester, Ohio

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    • HRD Is A Good Product
      HRD S/W is value for your money. I wouldn't normally pay a subscription fee for S/W, eg., M/S Office Suite, but for HRD S/W I will because I believe in it and I have it "deployed" over 3 different radio manufacturers and even though the initial set up was a bit problematic over a ICOM, YAESU, and ELECRAFT, THE HRD help line/support folks walked me through the process. Now I can pick any of the 3 radios I want to use for RTTY and PSK31.
      Dave

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      Dallas, TX

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    • LIKE THE COMPANY, PRODUCT AND SUPPORT
      I have used HRD since 2014. In that time, I have not found a better product or support. I would strongly recommend it to any hams!
      N7MCH

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      Salkum, Washington

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    • A great convenient bundle
      I have been an HRD user for probably the last 10 or so years, and I have seen nothing but a slope of continued improvement in all aspects of the software. I like having nearly all the features I need in one convenient package that automatically shares info between the elements (log file automatically reads PC time and CAT control of the radio, for example, while checking the logbook for previous contacts if any and doing a lookup of the other station if HRD has an internet connection - very handy!).
      N9apd

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      Limerick, Maine

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    • Love Ham Radio Deluxe
      As a new Ham Radio Operator. Ham radio Deluxe help me out greatly. It helps a new ham understand a lot of things in the hobbie.I thank you for providing such a great program.
      73,
      Mike WA1PW
      Wa1pw

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      New Milford Connecticut

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    • Good Value
      I do not use all the features of this program but what I do use work great, are intuitive to use and provides the results I am looking for. In my mind a good value for what I need.
      Folkster

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      NC

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    • iz7qfn
      Per me mio modesto parere e il miglio programma che esiste al mondo .

      complimenti continuate cosi'

      73 de iz7qfn op salvatore
      iz7qfn

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      sud italy

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    • Thoughts on HRD
      Does a lot. The learning curve is a bit higher than normal, but worth the effort.
      SkyTitan

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      VA

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    • Best purchase ever.
      I found the software easy to use and connecting to me equipment quickly. It is the best software out there for any radio operator.
      macca

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      Broken Hill, N.S.W, Australia.

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    • A choice piece of Ham Radio software indeed
      I have used HRD for many years. Yes, I started back when it was free - then and now I couldn't understand how someone could possibly put out a product such as this, support it, improve it and have an actual life. Now that HRD is a for-profit business I am still wondering how they do it all. So many facets to this software! Support is great. It is better than many software applications I supported over my years as an IT Systems Engineer and definitely a small fraction of the cost. Hams generally can see value when it is presented to them. HRD is a high value item to every shack. Yes, there are competitors that would be the topic of comparison to HRD. Subjective though at best. I believe that HRD is the only "everything in a box" set of applications. $50.00 a year for continuing support. That equates to about 13.5 cents per day, 96 cents a week or $4.17 per month. A bargain indeed... a choice piece of software indeed. Look at the offering here on the HRD site. You can test drive the application too. Four bucks a month... the initial cost is nothing in comparison with what you receive... give it a whirl!
      KK0DJ

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      Pella, Iowa USA

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    • good
      Seems to work quite well
      amunbr

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      Cowley, Alberta

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    • Electronic
      Best Purchase Ever
      Idenio

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      Panama Republic off Panama

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