SOTA Spotter Release Notes

SOTA Spotter 1.1.247
  • Added check for the existence of Google Play services
  • Fixed a problem with the summits database update
  • Fixed some crashes related to filters
  • Fixed an issue with the Nearby summits list (very few summits were displayed)
  • Other minor fixes and performance improvements
SOTA Spotter 1.0.232
  • Ended support for Android Jelly Bean (4.1.X, 4.2.X, 4.3)
  • Multiple associations/regions/summits selection for filters and notifications
  • Replaced periodic sync with push messages for new spots retrieval (reducing power drain)
  • Implemented runtime permission requests
  • Fixed a crash that occurred sometimes during the summits database update
  • Fixed a crash that occurred sometimes when viewing summit details
  • Fixed a problem with database update – current version displayed was wrong in certain scenarios
  • Fixed a display problem with the filters and notifications lists
SOTA Spotter 0.9.176
  • Fixed a random crash
  • Fixed an issue when adding a new filter (band/mode buttons would not activate when enabling band/mode filtering)
  • Minor speed improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.9.172
  • Solved spotting by SMS on some Android versions (thanks K7ZOO)
  • Various bug fixes and improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.9.168
  • Relaxed restrictions for spotted callsign characters (now $, ! and . are accepted)
  • Tapping on a spot opens the Summit Details screen
  • Various bug fixes and improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.9.161
  • Fixed crash when swiping down to refresh
SOTA Spotter 0.9.159
  • Minor feature specs. update to comply with new Google Play requirements
  • Fixed ANR (Application Not Responding) when swiping down to refresh
  • Fixed crash when updating the summits database
  • Fixed random crash when accessing the summits database
SOTA Spotter 0.9.154
  • Removed invalid summits from the summits database
  • Added auto-update feature for the summits database
SOTA Spotter 0.8.120
  • Added ‘Find summits’ feature (nearby and by association)
  • Added navigation directions for summits (bearing and distance)
  • Added summit points badges to the spots list
  • Added units system setting (metric/imperial)
  • Improved date/time stamp for each spot on the spots list
  • Updated summits database
  • Fixed an ANR (Application Not Responding) defect
  • Fixed an issue where the same spot would sometimes be displayed twice
SOTA Spotter 0.7.84
  • Fixed an issue where the spot colors did not appear on some devices
SOTA Spotter 0.7.83
  • Fixed spot receiving
  • Fixed spot sending via the internet
  • Updated summits database
SOTA Spotter 0.6.82
  • Fixed crash when using Vibrate notifications in Android 4.2
SOTA Spotter 0.6.81
  • Spot coloring based on spot age
  • Swipe gesture to manually refresh the spots list
  • Fixed crash in the Filters and Notifications lists
  • Fixed Help files navigation bug
  • Various bugs fixes and improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.5.68
  • Spotting via SMS – using the EA SpotSMS gateway (thanks to EA2CQ) or the SpotSMS HA gateway (thanks to HA5CQZ)
  • Various bugs fixes and improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.4.56
  • Improved spot sending
  • “Remember spot data” allows activators to quickly re-spot themselves
  • Various bugs fixes and improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.3.50
  • Improved filtering
  • Better error reporting
  • Various bugs fixes and improvements
SOTA Spotter 0.3.48
  • Spot filtering (by band, mode, call sign, association, region and summit)
  • Notifications (vibrations, ringtone and LED)
  • New color themes
SOTA Spotter 0.2.23
  • Spotting feature
  • Minor bugs fixed
SOTA Spotter 0.1.14
  • Minor bug fixed
SOTA Spotter 0.1.12
  • Retrieves spots from sotawatch.org
  • Can get spots in the background
  • Two color themes