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HRD Logbook and WSJT-X Integration | New HRD v6.4.0.886

In Software by K0PIR2 Comments

HRD Logbook now includes “QSO Forwarding”. With QSO forwarding in HRD Logbook there’s no need to use JT Alert, although JT Alert is still beneficial to many users, including myself. According to the author, “Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook receives QSOs directly from WSJT-X as-if they originated in DM-780.” This is what many have been waiting for or expected to see. …

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Icom 7610 HDSDR and Icom I/Q Package

In Icom 7610, Software by K0PIR7 Comments

The Icom 7610 HDSDR instructions and Icom 7610 I/Q package is available now! With the latest Icom firmware (v1.20, released 8-24-2018) we get use of the USB3.0 port on the rear of the Icom 7610 and now we can run HDSDR with the radio. Don’t forget my article getting the Icom 7300 up and running with HDSDR.  Doing it with the Icom …

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New Mode FT8Call Hitting The Ham Bands

In Software by K0PIR2 Comments

FT8Call is a new mode on the Ham bands and it has it own software which is also called FT8Call. It is similar to FT8, but we are able to make longer transmissions. The software is based on WSJT-X, so Hams familiar with WSJT-X will feel right at home with FT8Call. From the website, “If propagation is good enough for …