FT8 Colors and how they work

Thursday, 25. July 2019

Turning additional color codes on in WSJT-x really make a difference.

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Making FT8 QSOs with WSJT-x on 20M

Wednesday, 24. July 2019

This was a fun video to do. With all the waiting for replies it can get a little boring.

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Setting N1MM+ and WSJT-x To work together as one solution

Tuesday, 23. July 2019

This video is a good reference, but I need to do another step by step due to changes in N1MM+

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Setup FLDigi and WSJT-X for HF Operation

Saturday, 20. July 2019

I did this video using a new tool to capture screen activity. I think the quality is much better then the previous method I was using. Let me know your thoughts!

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Howto reset your Windows 10 PC before you give it away

Saturday, 20. July 2019

So, you are going to donate your PC, well you need to clean it all off don’t you? Here is how to use the built in reset features of Windows 10 to clean your PC and reinstall the OS to factory settings.

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Clear FLDigi Configuration

Saturday, 20. July 2019

Here is a quick video on how to completely reset FLDigi back to it’s initial config. This is useful when things get so messed up with your config you just want to start over… Enjoy!

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Configuring FLDigi to us Ambient Analog encoding and decoding

Saturday, 20. July 2019

This video show how to setup FLDigi to use your internal sound card as the coder / decoder for Amateur Radio Digital Modes.

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Quick Howto on installing FLDigi.

Tuesday, 4. June 2019

Tossed this together as part of a series on digital modes for Amateur Radio. This is the first installment and covers installation of FLDigi, the premier open source software for Amateur Radio digital modes.

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Quick Start Guide to RTLSDR and HDSDR Install for Receive Only

Thursday, 10. May 2018

Quick Start Guide for RTLSDR setup.

I whipped this up in response to several requests by friends… Enjoy!

 

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Logging, HF Contesting and Proposed HF Privileges for Technicians

Monday, 9. April 2018

Is contesting really important to the hobby?

That question comes up a lot when talking to new hams. Although discussed in some detail in the ARRL Technician’s Handbook, the actual Technician test (at the time of this writing) has very few questions that mention contesting. Many General and Extra class operators don’t seem to get ‘the whole contest thing’ as well.

So why are contests important? Why should we care about radio sport at all? And what does this have to do with the new proposal put forward by ARRL to the FCC to grant additional HF privileges to Technicians?

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