The release includes the optional cartopy dependency for underlaid maps and convection maps in magnetic coordinates along with a number of other bug fixes and improvements.

To install:
pip3 install --upgrade pydarn​
Or you can download the zip on Zenodo: link)
Information on using pyDARN can be found in this documentation: link)

Note that if you install previous versions of pyDARN in a fresh environment, the hdw repository branch name on GitHub has now changed from master​to main​and as such the hdw files will not be downloaded with the package. This version of pyDARN has specifically been designed to read the new format of hdw files.