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
A report in ANS-288 discussed an experiment operating with the WSJT-X FT8 digital mode via satellite. Satellite operators have gained more experience with this mode over this past week. As a result of on-the-air observation other satellite users planning to try FT8 or MSK144 modes via satellite are encouraged use caution using these modes and possibly avoid their use […] Read more
FT8CALL “FT8, as we know, has dominated the airwaves for over a year now. Imagine the ability to have keyboard to keyboard ragchew, with the same exact performance of FT8. Why wouldn’t you? This is brand new, still under development, and will surely take off big time! FT8CALL is alive! https://groups.io/g/ft8call/wiki/FT8C... (Join to download […] Read more
The motto of the new European Radio Amateurs’ Organization (EURAO https://www.eurao.org/) Summer Party https://www.eurao.org/en/node/1045 is “Premiering FT4.” This is not a contest but an on-the-air radio gathering with some suggested guidelines. The event is set for July 27 – 28 UTC. A new “general availability” release of WSJT-X that includes the latest FT4 protocol for HF contesting […] Read more
In this video I show you how I setup an audio mixer for my ham radio station. I am using this mixer to monitor the audio outputs from my Elecraft K3, Kenwood TS-2000 and Uniden Home Patrol scanner. The output of the mixer feeds into a pair of JBL Control 2P powered speakers. I cover […] Read more