ILGRadio Software based on old MS DOS

ILGRadio Info

ILGRadio software (browser) for MS DOS only
    This is the very, very old DOS software to read the ILGRadio dBASE format.
     You can run it under WINDOS XP (DOS option)
           or under WINDOWS 7 (Windows XP Mode - Windows Virtual PC). See details below.
     Link here to click   (file name ilgasoft.txt with ilgradio.exe, ilgradds.ovl and ilgradho.ovl)
For installation into Windows XP or Windows 7 see bottom of this page !


Functions of the ILGRadio Browser

Radio-Browser Short Wave Database - BROWSING the World of Short Wave Short Wave Database ... with a NEW Frequency INDEX after data update English Language Broadcasts French / Creole Broadcasts Arabic Broadcasts Dutch / Flemish / Afrikaans Broadcasts German Broadcasts Italian Broadcasts Nordic: Danish / Icelandic / Norwegian / Swedish / Finnish Broadcasts Portuguese Broadcasts Russian / Belarussian / Ukrainian Broadcasts Spanish Broadcasts

Special Functions within BROWSE Data Field Selection (10 combinations) Invers Function of 15 Data Fields Index Function of Frequency,UTC, Stations, Locations, ITU Country Codes, Countries, Languages Filter Functions of Target Areas, Regions, Stations, Locations, Countries, Language or special Filter of 1, 2, 3 and 6 hours Matrix Pages in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Danish, Swedish Printing Functions Information Pages of Abbreviations of the Country Codes and ILGRadio Structure
Information Pages General Information Abbreviations of ILGRadio Database Structure Address Book Structure Country Codes (ABW . . . KGZ) Country Codes (KIR . . . ZWE) Making of ILGRadio World Wide Web Pages Support ILGRadio !
Print - Box PRINTING Data
Setup Setup (remake) the Database Index
Exit (End) back to DOS / WINDOWS


Tips to run and install the ILGRadio Software and Database Here are some tips for the installation or if you have problems with ILGRadio. Please check the following information step by step. You will also find information to start and run the ILGRadio software. Before you continue, check that there is approx.20 MB space on your harddisk !
ILGRadio cannot be used or startet from a diskette !
If you are using MACINTOSH please download the TEXT files are import the ILGRadio files within your standard software.
All ILGRadio files are in the standard dBASE format and can be used / imported by any other software eg. MS Excel, MS Access, Paradox, StarOffice, ...

1) create a directory which you may call "ILGRadio"
2) Start your packer software (eg. winzip) and extract the files which you have downloaded into your new dircetory eg.: C:ILGRADIO
The main files are:
ILGASOFT.ZIP (includes: self-extracting: ILGRadio software / browser)
ILGSDATA.ZIP (includes: the short wave database files)
ILGSDLAN.ZIP (includes: the various language database files)

3) On your directory "ILGRadio" must be the following files:
ILGRADIO.EXE (software files)
ILGRADDS.OVL (software files)
ILGRADHP.OVL (software files)
ILGSDATA.DBF (short wave data file)
ILGSDENG.DBF (English language data file),...

After using the ILGRadio Browser there will be further index files available, ending with *.NTX (e.g. FILGSDAT.NTX, ...).
Please delete them after installing a new data file ! You can also do this when you go to the SETUP option within the ILGRadio software.

START OF ILGRadio Software
1) MS-DOS: go to your directory ILGRADIO in your C harddisk and give the COMMAND: "ILGRADIO"
2) WIN: go to START and select RUN and give the command: C:ILGRADIOILGRADIO.EXE
Thats all and now you can continue to use the ILGRadio software.
The programme starts with the main opening menue
Push the > F10 < function key and you can choose the various options
If you want to see the ILGRadio database move the cursor to "Radio-Browser" (highlighted in red to open) and verify with return.
Choose "Short Wave Database - Browsing the World of Short Wave" (highlighted in red to open) and verify with return. At the first time the index for the frequencies will be installed.
Now you can select data fields you want to see highlighted green (continue with return if you don't want to colour data) It is helpful to highlight, e.g. the target area were you are living or you can highlight a radiostation or a country.
Now follows a selection of 10 datafields combinations which can be displayed on your screen. All other fields of the database are available on the right side. You can make them available on your screen if you move your cursor to the right side. The first field(s) are frozen on the left side.
After you selected the fields by return push to look for your frequency e.g. "15100". Now you can go up and down the database in the 15100 kHz range by using the keys Page-Up or Page-Down.
The gives a survey of function keys available within the browser.
With the you can set the filter function. Be carefull if you use this filter only for your target area, because many signals directed to other target areas are also covering your location. This filter for the hours, is rather effective and this function allows to display only important data which are available during your listening hour.
On function keys , , you can see all data of one set. These pages are including information about the data fields in French, German and English. Further pages in 6 language are also available. If the datafield is in green you can change the content of the datafield. To leave this window, please push + to return to the browser.
To leave this ILGRadio Browser, please push . Now you are back in the main menue of ILGRadio.
With the and selection in the start menue you will find many pages with useful information.
In the case the index is not working correct and you cannot find your selected frequency it may be possible that the INDEX is damaged. If you are also doing changes in this database with another software the index may cause problems. In this case please delete all the NTX (index) files on the ILGRadio directory with e.g. the DOS COMMAND: DEL *.NTX
If you start the ILGRadio again a new index will be created within seconds.
ILG MS-DOS Software on Windows 7 with free XP Mode