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

WSPRLite SB Demo

Finally got around to exploring this cool little device – the WSPRLite The WSPRlite is a special test transmitter that sends a signal to a Worldwide network of receiving stations. When used with our web-based DXplorer system, it’s a powerful new way to evaluate antenna performance. Going way beyond antenna modeling or antenna analyzers, this … Read more

List of Ham radio activities you can do

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There are so many aspects to the radio hobby. So it really is a question of where your interest lies. Here’s a partial list of things you can do with an amateur license: Talk to people (rag chewing; could be local or long-range) Work DX (long-distance contacts, foreign countries) Exchange QSL cards with stations you’ve … Read more