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.
by:Al Williams Morse code qualifies as a digital mode, although organic brains are somewhat better at copying it than electronic ones. Ham radio operators that did “phone” (ham-talk for voice) started out with AM modulation. Sometime after World War II, there was widespread adoption of single side band or SSB. SSB takes up […] Read more
RDRC Objective: Attraction of radio amateurs to the development of digital reports and software for various digital modes. Participants: Licensed radio amateurs and Short Wave Listeners are invited to participate, including collective amateur (club) radio stations with official callsigns issued by the territorial administrations of communication, and in the case of radio observers – […] 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
Part one of our look at the Digital Modes. 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