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Installation files for recent versions of radio system prediction software are available here. To install a program, download and save the installation file. Next, right-mouse click the file and then run it as an Administrator. The InstallShield Wizard instructions are self-explanatory.

When the program is run for the first time, it will prompt the user to enter a valid software registration key. If no valid registration key is entered, the program will enter the demo mode with limited functionality. The ASAPS demo mode restricts predictions to a fixed date (January of the current year), level of ionospheric activity (T index=50), and the amateur frequency set; otherwise the user is free to input a range of data, and explore the program's different display formats.

When downloading and installing any of the following software products, the customer accepts the license agreement, including the disclaimer of liability.

Pre-release and, minor point releases will sometimes be made available for beta testing. Please test all versions prior to operational use. The Commonwealth of Australia accepts no responsibility for the use or misuse of any of our products.

ASAPS Downloads

ASAPS provides the prediction of sky wave communication system performance in the HF (High Frequency) radio spectrum (1 to 30 MHz) and basic surface wave performance in the medium frequency (300 kHz -3 MHz) and low HF (3-5 MHz) range.

ASAPS is under continual development – see the history of released versions.

Platforms supported by ASAPS are as follows.

Product Windows XP Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 10
32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit
ASAPS 7.02, 64-bit (x64) yes yes yes
ASAPS 7.02, 32-bit (x86) yes yes yes yes yes yes
ASAPS 6.2.2 yes yes yes yes unstable unstable unstable unstable

In the above table, unstable indicates that software crashes are likely. Please report other bugs and installation problems to SWS_ASAPS@bom.gov.au.

GWPS Downloads

GWPS provides detailed predictions of surface wave communication system performance in the medium frequency (300 kHz -3 MHz) and low HF (3-5 MHz) range.

GWPS is under continual development – see the history of released versions.

Platforms supported by GWPS are as follows (GWPS 5 will be released later in 2018).

Product Windows XP Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 10
32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit
GWPS 5.0, 64-bit (x64) yes yes yes
GWPS 5.0, 32-bit (x86) yes yes yes yes yes yes
GWPS 4.2 yes yes yes yes unstable unstable unstable unstable

In the above table, unstable indicates that software crashes are possible. Please report other bugs and installation problems to SWS_gwps@bom.gov.au.

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