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Icom 7610 RX Antenna Usage, Dualwatch and Tracking

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This article and video shows how to use the Icom 7610 RX antenna selection, Dualwatch, Tracking and Diversity Reception. You’ll need to connect a receiving (RX) antenna to the Icom 7610.  For diversity reception a vertical RX antenna is needed, but since I don’t have one I am using a 80′ random wire for the receiving antenna. See the video …

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Elecraft KX2 and WSJT-X Easy Setup

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Sometimes all we need is a little QRP transceiver, a weak signal mode and a good antenna. In comes the Elecraft KX-2, WSJT-X and a random wire. It can be used successfully in the field or at home (Ham Shack Portable). Although CW is preferred by many, you’ll find more opportunity to make short contacts (QSLs) using FT8. However, Morse …