Came across this interesting blog post about the Whisper mode. If you haven’t heard about this mode or have and don’t really know much about take a few minutes and read through it. I know I learned a couple of things that I hadn’t thought about, but once I read it oh yes that a good reason to use it.
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.13 of MacLoggerDX has been released. Continue reading
Want to take part in the solar eclipse the ham radio way? Check this out. Continue reading
Reuters report the risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Continue reading
Some amateur radio operators are hoping a massive phone outage in Atlantic Canada inspires people to be more prepared for emergency situations. Continue reading
Here is a new digital mode that comes to you from the makers of JT-9 and JT-65.. Called FT-8 (Franke-Taylor design, 8FSK modulation)
A weak signal mode that is not as sensitive to JT-65/9 but definitely something that will work when voice and CW will not. This is an introduction to someone who has never heard of it, or never has used JT-65 before. It may not be for everyone, but everyone should try it. Continue reading
The digital mode FT8 has caught on, luring many using the popular JT65 weak signal mode.
The WSJT-X 1.8.0 beta software has the FT8 mode described as fast with an entire QSO taking about a minute, which is four times faster than JT65. Continue reading
Louis Varney G5RV, founder member in 1936 of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS), received a little-known honour in 1945
During World War II Louis was stationed at a radio monitoring station in the hamlet of Steart near Bridgwater in Somerset. The local newspaper records he received an honour from the residents of the hamlet: Continue reading
The International Space Station is transmitting SSTV pictures to radio amateurs around the world on 145.800 MHz FM
The Slow Scan Television image transmissions are expected to continue until 1800 GMT Sunday, July 23 and can be received on simple equipment such as a handheld radio or scanner with an outside antenna. Continue reading