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.
The European Radio Amateurs’ Organization, together with the 30 Meter Digital Group , announce a new party on the air, this time with the motto: “be digital, explore 30m“. Remember this is not a contest, it is just a radio meeting with a few simple ‘rules’, better to call them recommendations. Purpose: to promote this magnificent band, […] Read more
Champion RTTY contester Don Hill, AA5AU, of Louisiana may be the first US radio amateur to operate SO2R (single operator, two radio) remotely in an RTTY event. He took part in the SCC RTTY Contest over the August 27-28 weekend via W4AAW in Virginia. Already an accomplished SO2R RTTY operator, Hill ran the first 2 […] Read more
Here’s a short demonstration on the new digital mode FT-8 developed by K1JT & K9AN. Part of the WSJT-X software suite. We’ll go over how to call CQ, and a basic QSO of this mode. Please subscribe & visit www.k5acl.net for more ham radio content! To download visit: https://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/… JT Bridge (as seen in video): http://jt-bridge.eller.nu/ MacLoggerDX: https://www.dogparksoftware.com/MacLo… Read more
WSJT-X Version 1.8.0 ” 1. New mode called FT8: sensitivity down to -20 dB on the AWGN channel; QSOs 4 times faster than JT65 or JT9; auto-sequencing includes an option to respond automatically to first decoded reply to your CQ. 2. New mode for accurate Frequency Calibration of your radio. 3. Improved performance of decoders for […] Read more