UI-View forever picture

UI-View icon Rotating UI-View pictureWinpack icon

Roger Barker, G4IDE sk, was the program author of UI-View and Winpack. UI-View is the most used client program for APRS, UI-View32 has become the reference for other programs. Winpack is a packet radio program with full FBB BBS support and the reference for that application. Roger left us on September 9, 2004.

The APRS community honored Roger's contribution to our hobby:

The APRS-IS Tier 2 Servers Tribute

The APRS-IS CORE Servers Tribute

A Final Thank You! by Ken Collins - G4FIP

The Atlantic Tribute during Roger's funeral created by UI-View users worldwide

On July 31, 2004, the TAPR had awarded Roger with the "TAPR Lifetime Achievement Award".

Here you find mirrors of Roger's original UI-View and Winpack sites, copied end of September 2004. They are original and not maintained:

UI-View iconOriginal UI-View site mirror (Retrieved September 2004)

Winpack iconOriginal Winpack site mirror (Retrieved September 2004)

According to Roger's last wishes his sites had been closed and the program codes destroyed. Therefore the versions UI-View32 V2.03 and Winpack V6.80 will remain the last issued.

Registration of the programs is free now, but a donation for a cancer research organisation is suggested. The license conditions are unchanged: "UI-View32 is for use only by radio amateurs, as part of their hobby of amateur radio".

For actual registration information for UI-View and Winpack go to Andy's (MØCYP) page.

New sites for UI-View and Winpack had been opened in November 2004:

New UI-View site    (thanks to Keith, VE7GDH)

New Winpack site    (link seems dead)

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