FT4 Mode Ham Radio – My first try at it

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The WSJT Development Group has announced the “general availability” release of WSJT-X version 2.1.0. This major upgrade formally introduces the all-new FT4 as a finished protocol for HF contesting. The Group is providing a separate WSJT-X version 2.1.0 installation package for 64-bit Windows that offers significant improvements in decoding speed. That is what I am … Read more

FT8 DX on the Flex Radio

FT8 DX on the Flex Radio

Very cool contact with a Japanese ham radio station today. Check out this video of the contact. Never mind my setbacks, working Japan on FT-8 in the shack is always fun. This is the Flex 6300 and the Maestro connected to my EFHW antenna. Japan is over 10,000 kilometers away so this is EPIC!

Different SSTV Modes

SSTV Modes

The main focus of this file is on SSTV because information on this mode is so scarce. I keep trying to ignore WEFAX and ATV because they are even larger topics already well covered by various handbooks and magazines. However, some WEFAX and ATV information sneaks in when it is closely related to SSTV, for … Read more