FT-8, The New HF/6m Digital Mode, Introduction For Beginners

A new mode I happened to learn about and practice. This is great for poor conditions, QRP or contests on digital. Not as sensitive as JT-65/9, but twice as fast. FT-8 can be done the same way you do PSK or RTTY or JT-65. A radio, an interface, and the software.

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DX Engineering, WRTC 2018 Gold Level Sponsor

For More Information Please Contact:
Tim Dufy K3LR, TDuffy@DXEngineering.com

DX Engineering has increased its support for the World Radiosport Team Championship 2018 (WRTC). The company is now a Gold Level sponsor. The announcement was made by WRTC 2018 at the Bavarian Contest Club annual dinner in Friedrichshafen, Germany this past July.

“DX Engineering is proud to support this outstanding event,” said Tim Duffy K3LR, Chief Operating Officer…

DX Engineering, WRTC 2018 Gold Level Sponsor
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Ham Radio 360: Field Radio – SSTV via the ISS

Many ham radio operators spent time over the July 20th weekend as the International Space Station commemorated its 20th Anniversary by transmitting 12 different images via SSTV (Slow Scan TV).

In this episode, we chat with 3 of them. Galen Wilson (KF5BET) and his two daughters Abbi (KF5BEW) & Kendra (KF5FYS) set out to chase the ISS over the weekend from Southwestern Louisiana. Listen in as they discuss their successful adventure!…

Ham Radio 360: Field Radio – SSTV via the ISS
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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2074 for Friday, July 28, 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2074 for Friday, July 28, 2017Audio – https://www.arnewsline.org/s/Report2074.mp3

Amateur Radio Newsline Report Number 2074 with a release date of Friday, July 28, 2017 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1.
The following is a QST. K2BSA gets on the air in West Virginia at the largest Scouting event in the world. Hams in India welcome new licensees trained on a college campus — and an amateur in Australia reflects on more than 20 years' involvement with the space…

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2074 for Friday, July 28, 2017
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Ham Radio 360: Fox Hunting

Larry Jacobs, WA7ZBO, is my guest this time on the Ham Radio 360 Podcast. Larry is a long time Transmitter Hunter who offered to help me understand what is involved in Fox Hunting aka Bunny Hunting.

From the premise of the hunt to the gear involved- the in’s and out’s and best practices, Larry shares his experiences of almost 50 years!

Larry also created a bonus video

Ham Radio 360: Fox Hunting
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Ham Talk Live! Episode 74 – Solar Eclipse QSO Party

Thursday at 9 pm Eastern time, Sam Rose, KC2LRC will be on the show to talk about the upcoming solar eclipse QSO Party! We will talk about how it works, and how the event will help provide important data about radio propagation.

Tune into Ham Talk Live! Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern time by going to hamtalklive.com. When the audio player indicates LIVE, just hit the play button! If you miss the show live, you can listen on demand 24/7/365.25 also at…

Ham Talk Live! Episode 74 – Solar Eclipse QSO Party
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