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.
“Are you tired of PSK31? Are you sick of FT8? Is RTTY just a bunch of contesting anymore? At last, I finally finished this video and started another new chapter in a series. Introducing Hellschreiber! A rag chew mode that is similar to CW but for the eyes. This is definitely worth trying and you […] Read more
Tips for FT8 DXers Gary Hinson, ZL2IFB 1. The digital modes are being actively developed and the protocols/operating conventions are still evolving. Use the latest available software: currently for FT8 that means the RC2 beta release or later development versions of WSJT-X. 2. With the program running, press F1 and read the help file/manual. It’s […] Read more
FT8 Contest – WSJT-X Photo:EA2CCG “A one-hour “practice contest” will be held next week using the FT8 mode and the ARRL RTTY Roundup rules. Thursday, 27 September 0200-0259 UTC (Wednesday evening, NA time) Dial frequencies 7.078 and 14.078, everyone works everyone. To participate you must use WSJT-X 2.0. The Windows installation package is linked at the […] 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
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