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.
A new, speedier, more contest-friendly digital mode is just days away in beta version. WSJT-X Developers say serious work on the new FT4 protocol began shortly after the FT8 Roundup held last December 1 – 2. The goal was a mode that could compete with RTTY contesting in terms of contact rates, while preserving many of the […] 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
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
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 Directed Messaging System for FSQ Introducing FSQCall Sending text using FSQ is generally very reliable, certainly more so than other digital modes that use no error correction. It is also very ‘slick’ (quick to tune, fast typing, and with no delays between overs). In other words an ideal mode for more advanced applications. Therefore, […] Read more