I was given this radio, however it now turns out it’s a useless metal brick. The software I found on WR website was written for MS-Windows 16-bit architecture, my OS is 64-bit and has no 16-bit support. I have tried customer support, however they basically told me to fork over $862.44 for a WR-G305e.
Unfortunately, the WR-1500e receiver was introduced on the market in the era of Windows 3.1, and
discontinued long before the arrival of 64-bit operating systems. The last supported OS was Windows XP 32.
We would suggest that you please consider our more advanced products that provide you not only with 64-bit
capability, but far more advanced features and functionality, such as the popular G305e model:
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> Name: Karl Lensson
> Country: Australia
> Organization: Student
> Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Software
> I have 1500series WiNRADiO, however the software included was written for a 32-bit system, and will not run on my 64-bit machine(Windows 7).
> Could I get a digital copy of a 64-bit version, download would be best.
> My radio https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B9EDUKNFww1KUXpjVjZCY1M5cTA .
> Karl L.”
Being a student I don’t have that kind of money, if all fails then maybe I will save up.
So, if anyone out there in the WWW or other internet like place, has a workaround to get a WR-1550e working with Windows 7 I’d like to hear about it!
As for linux I found something called Linradio, however I have had no luck getting it to compile on Ubuntu 12.04!(Had to modify #include<asm/io.h> to be #include<sys/io.h>, However it still failed to compile).