Amateur Radio Documentary

Amateur Radio Documentary

Here is a well-done ham documentary that covers some of the more interesting aspects of ham, not just the typical “emcomm” stuff that the media usually highlights. A little SLOW, even by public broadcasting standards. I think even the general public would appreciate a little more technical info crammed into the long silent portions. This … Read more

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Flex 6300 for sale

Flex 6300 for sale

Here is a short video of my Flex 6300 SDR running Smart SDR. I thought I’d put it through its paces as I prepare it for sale. This Flex 6300 has a built-in antenna tuner, and I have the matching Maestro console. It also comes with the FHM-1 microphone, all boxes, and I even have … Read more

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KAM hf carrier detect mod

Kantronics KAM

I noticed that the Kantronics KAM when connected or trying to connect, will start to transmit on top of another signal at times. This will happen when a received signal appears just before the KAM wants to transmit. It is visible by looking at the mark/space display. After a quiet period a received signal will … Read more

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FT8 Operating Guide

FT8 Operating Guide

Many thanks go out to Gary Hinson, ZL2iFB for creating this comprehensive guide to operating FT8 mode, the very popular digital mode for making ham contacts. Download the FT8 Operating Guide here PDF Details Brand Gary Hinson Format PDF Page count 85 File size 4.1 MB FT8 mode is an increasingly popular digital dialogue mode … Read more

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