Data Files and Folders

FT2000RC uses a couple of data files. They are stored in two different folders of your computer depending on the Windows version.

Folders

 

Windows XP

 
Application Data C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\FT2000RC
User Data C:\Documents and Settings\<Current User>\Application Data\FT2000RC

Windows Vista, 7 and 8

 
Application Data C:\ProgramData\FT2000RC
User Data C:\Users\<Current User>\AppData\Roaming\FT2000RC
   

Application Data

 
cty_wt.dat The "Country File", a database of entities, prefixes and callsigns in the Win-Test format that are used by FT2000RC. This file can always be updated and downloaded from country-files.com. It is maintained by Jim Reisert, AD1C.
dxcc.dat The list of all DXCC entities, entity names and entity ADIF codes.
dxclusters.dat A list of many available DX Telnet clusters. This list is not maintained but can be edited with any text editor.
menu_ft2000.dat All FT-2000 menu entries. Do not edit this file!!
prefix.dat In addition to the country file cty_wt.dat, this is a list of prefixes to determine the CQ Zone of some entities.
   

User Data

 
FT2000RC.ini All user-specific program settings
locators.dat As soon as you have entered a six-digit grid locator in the Logging screen, the call sign and locator are stored in this file to determine exact heading and distance when a station is next spotted in the Cluster.
server_log.txt Event log of FT2000RCServer
wanted.dat This file is created at runtime. It carries the list of all wanted DX spots.

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