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NAOMI map-suite now FREE to download

Tim Makins (EI8IC) on October 1, 2006
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NAOMI, the North American Overlay Mapper has been re-issued as a Windows program. After much feedback from previous NAOMI users, I have completely rebuilt the NAOMI map-suite, and integrated it into a Visual Basic shell for ease of use and full Windows compatibility.

There's more good news: starting with the latest version v1.2, NAOMI is now available for download completely free of charge. Get a FULLY WORKING copy of NAOMI on your computer for as long as you wish to keep it. No nag-screens, no adverts, nothing to go out of date, no need to do anything else but use and enjoy the best North American Ham Radio Mapping system currently available.

Here are some of the great NAOMI features:

47 full screen (1020 x 650 pixel) maps at 1:2,000,000 scale. 2 full screen overview maps at 1:20,000,000 scale

Each map has 9 backgrounds: CQ Zones, ITU Zones, Time Zones, ARRL Sections, States and Provinces, Counties and Municipal Regions, UTM Zones, Satellite Photo, Color Relief Map.

Each map has 16 foregrounds: State, County, Areacode, Zipcode, Water, Urban Areas, Major City, Minor City, Roads, Railroads, Prefix, Section, IOTA, Flags, Grid Locators, Lat/Lon mesh.

1-Click Quick-Load feature, or select map with position annotated from a range of Quick-Access entry-lists: State Capital, Large and Small Cities (over 28,000), Counties, Area Codes, IOTA, etc. etc.

On-screen map pins, instantly referenced to all other positional data. Calculate distance and bearing, draw on-screen path and range-rings.

A large selection of easy-to-use Calculation Tools. Compare positional and identification data, show Horizon Distance, Sun and Moon Rise, etc. etc.

Real-Time Mouse Tracking, with continuous Positional, Grid-Locator, Distance, Bearing, and Long Path details on the Status Bar, in a choice of user-defined formats, fully customised to your own location.

APRS integration displays live position icons, track-lines, and breadcrumbs for all APRS stations on the FindU database. Custom call entry and time filtering.

Internet integration for instant access to a variety of online services related to map position: Repeater Databases, Weather Radar Images and Forecasts, TerraServer access, Propagation and Operating Resources.

3 User Lists, where you can keep your own collection of locations, such as waypoints, club or group members, contact points, beacons etc. Easy to create and amend with the special List Editor tools. Plot the positions on the current map, or compare and reference to all other positional data.

On-screen multi-zone Time Display. Dragable Locator map, Scale Bars, and Grid Graticules.

Table Viewer, to view spatial data in list-form. 130 tables provided. Search and Sort Facilities included.

Comprehensive multi-page Help System and Information Guide.

Available online at

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NAOMI map-suite now FREE to download Reply
by G0GQK on September 1, 2007 Mail this to a friend!
The map suite you have painstaking produced is a work of considerable importance and you are to be congratulated for giving this comprehensive work entirerly free of charge to the radio amateur community. I'm sure that radio amateurs throughout the world will appreciate using the maps

Kind regards Mel G0GQK
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