OPP to encrypt dispatch channels

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  Bryan Passifiume   The province’s $765-million upgrade of Ontario’s government two-way radio system will include encrypting OPP dispatch channels, the Sun has learned. Announced Thursday in Kenora, Ont., the upgrade to the current Bell Mobility Fleetnet system is meant to modernize the aging network — used primarily by the OPP, MTO road crews, provincial … Read more

The Fun Of Ham Radio DX

There are many aspects to ham radio. This is just one of them, working DX (overseas) contacts for competition or just for a chat. This video shows you another ham radio operator (Larry) contacting a few stations at random. I realize a lot of these are just quick contacts but it feels nice to know … Read more

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