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DXLab Commander Buttons and Sliders for the Icom 7300 and Icom 7610

DXLab Commander customization is easier than I thought for the Icom 7300 and Icom 7610. I’ve added some buttons (sequences) and sliders to control the radio. I don’t use the software rig control very much, but I have found these few buttons and sliders come in handy. If you use the Icom 7300 or Icom 7610, the files I have …

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Hi-Q 5/80 Mobile HF Antenna Installation

This is what I’ve been working on the last two weeks. Have you seen the Hi-Q 5/80 mobile HF antenna? All I can say is, WOW! It’s a 5 inch coil mounted on a two foot mast. I picked up this┬áHi-Q 5/80 from a Ham friend (Gene, W9NMX) who lives in Florida. It’s a very high quality 10 – 80 …

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No Nonsense Icom 7300 vs. Icom 7610 Comparison

It’s time I did the Icom 7300 vs. Icom 7610 comparison. I’m not going to list my personal likes and dislikes. I think many of the early reviews of the Icom 7610 were premature in their criticism. I’ve had my IC-7610 for over a month (December 2017) and have used it daily, including in the last ARRL RTTY Roundup. I’m …

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Icom 7610 Rig Control N3FJP Amateur Contact Log and Fldigi

Icom 7610 rig control problems? Having trouble finding software for the Icom 7610? If you are a fan of N3FJP software and Fldigi then this is for you. This works for the Icom IC-7300 too. Amateur Contact Log is easy to configure for the Icom 7610 and Fldigi integrates with it beautifully! Fldigi logs right into AC Log. Wow, what …