Amateur Ham Radio QTH For Pc | How To Download (Windows/mac)

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More than 72% of smartphone users use a device that runs on android. It also has a massive application library with 2.56 million applications in various categories. Even there are some apps which are only available for android and you cannot find it for PC. The Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool for your PC, Windows and Mac is such an app.

In this document, we will enable you to know how to utilize the Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool app for android on your PC by utilizing a simple trick. You will require setting up an android emulator to play the application on your PC. Keep going through the document to know how to run the Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool for PC. No ads, nags, or in-app purchases.
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Developer
KG9E
Version
1.0.8
Updated
March 22, 2020
Requirements
2.2 and up
Size
4.5M
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No ads, nags, or in-app purchases.

This QTH Locator Grid Square calculator tool converts Latitude and Longitude geographical coordinates into Maidenhead Grid Square. This app assumes that by default your device reports Latitude and Longitude in Decimal Degrees and Altitude in meters.

To convert among Decimal Degrees (DD), Degrees Decimal Minutes (D:DM) and Degrees Minutes Seconds (D:M:S), tap the Latitude or Longitude value field. Tap on the Altitude field to convert between Meters and Feet.

You may use the Location Sensor (if Location Services are enabled and set to GPS satellites) in your Android device to obtain your geographical location and calculate your current Grid Square, or you may enter a custom Latitude and Longitude via the keypad to calculate a custom Grid Square. Initial coordinate acquisition via GPS may take up to 2 minutes or more depending on your location and/or Android device, but subsequent acquisitions are completed within a few seconds or less.

To enter custom coordinates, tap and hold the Latitude and Longitude value fields and the Custom Coordinates keypad will be enabled. You may enter coordinates in DD, D:DM or D:M:S format, depending on the current display.

Alternatively, if you have an Internet connection, you may use the Show Map option to display a map of your surroundings. Tap and hold on a map location to enter those coordinates as a custom Longitude and Latitude. Please note: the map shown is NOT a Grid Square map, but rather it is another way to enter a custom geographical coordinate for a custom Grid Square calculation.

Using the Show Marker option, you may calculate the distance and bearing from your location to another location by dragging the Marker to a desired location on the map.

Additionally, with an internet connection or cached data, you may enter a custom 2, 4, or 6 character QTH locator value to show the Field (green square), Grid Square (black square) and SubGrid (dark blue square) location on a map. Tap and hold the Grid Square value field to enable the Custom Grid Square Keyboard arrangement and map.

If your device has an Orientation Sensor, then Azimuth readings will be displayed in decimal format and can be used as a compass. Tap on the Azimuth reading to show/hide.

Optionally, you can choose to have your device sound and/or vibrate if the custom coordinate input is invalid or out of range, and with the Speech On option the Grid Square will be read to you in phonetics each time it changes.

You may also choose to enable DTMF tones on the keypad. The Decimal key doubles as DTMF *, and the Minus key doubles as DTMF #.

This app is intended as a amateur ham radio Grid Square calculator tool and QTH locator for VHF/UHF radio contesting and QSO parties. Preppers and Survivalists may have an interest as well. Despite its features, it is not intended to be a personal navigator, geocaching tool, trip planner, hike mapper, pet finder, etc…

How to Use Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool App for PC

You can enjoy the Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool app on your PC but it will not work in the usual way. As the Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool app is a native smartphone/ android application, you cannot run it directly on PC. But you can do this by producing an android atmosphere that resembles a virtual android device. In the virtual android device produced by the emulator, you can run any android programs.

The Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool app can be utilized with any of the available android emulators. It is also very easy to set up an emulator program on PC to run your preferred android game or app. More so, it doesn’t take more than 10 to 15 minutes to do the configuration of the emulator on PC.

  1. Get the emulator by following the given link above. Make sure to get the accurate version based on your OS version.
  2. Now install it as mentioned on the setup page. You will find the instructions as soon as you run the emulator file.
  3. After completing the installation of the emulator program, you will find a play store option inside it. Begin the play store by login through Gmail and then search for the Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool app . Select the correct one from the outcome.
  4. Now install the Amateur Ham Radio QTH Grid Square Calculator Tool app on the emulator and you should be operating it on your pc from the emulator.

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Distance and bearing to marker automatically calculated when using maps and custom grid square.

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