On this episode, Christian visits with Jason, W3AAX. Jason is the North American Coordinator of the Worldwide Flora and Fauna program. We also get and introduction to the JT65 mode, and we learn what it was like to learn the code in the military.
JT65 An introduction to JT65: A weak‐signal high frequency digital mode WSJT modes of di it l digital communi ti ca on were ori i ll g na y dl d eve oped by Joe T l ay or (K1JT) in 2001 as a method of communicating via radio in conditions where other modes would […] Read more
Recent sporadic-E propagation openings on 6 meters and elsewhere have pointed up the need for a digital mode having faster turnaround time than currently available software versions offer. A recent WSJT-X reflector discussion allowed that, while the slow ’JT modes like JT65 and JT9 have excellent sensitivity, their 1-minute long transmissions may not permit completion of a […] Read more
The World Digital Amateur Television (DATV) QSO Party will celebrate its 5th year when it gets under way August 21-22. Organizer and anchor Peter Cossins, VK3BFG, has been busy planning for another successful event. While the event is centered on the VK3RTV Melbourne-Geelong DATV repeater, stations in the US, the UK and elsewhere are welcome […] Read more
Rick Peterson, WA6NUT, in Colorado, is promoting FreeDV plus Video, a digital voice-plus-video application for HF. According to Peterson’s QRZ.com profile,FreeDV plus Video is a soundcard-based scheme to add a 1 frame/second, 36-line video image on the receiving station’s PC display. The signal bandwidth is 3.5 kHz, so it may not be compatible with all […] Read more
“Finally got my antenna back up today, decided to take a browse through the bands. There is a ton of FT-8 to be had on all the HF bands. Don’t let the title fool you, there is plenty of SSB/CW on the bands too. I like FT-8, and all the other digital modes on HF. […] Read more
JT DX JT65 – JT9 – T10 – FT8 – WSPR Guides JTDX_User_Manual_EN_2018_01_08.pdf – (English language by VK7YUM with additions by UA3DJY and DK7UY) JTDX_Manual_del_Usuario_ES_2018_01_08.pdf – (Spanish translation by LU9DO) German and Russian translations are under construction You want to contribute to JTDX with a translation of the User Guide into your language? Just contact use, you are welcome! See More: ... Read more