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JS8Call – Why? What’s New? and Download Link

In Discussion, Software by K0PIR6 Comments

FT8Call is gone and it’s now JS8Call.¬†From 0.7 and onward, FT8Call will be called JS8Call and the FT8Call mode will become JS8 (Jordan Sherer-designed 8-FSK). Over the weekend, October 7, 2018, the new JS8Call software was born. I have downloaded and installed the new JS8Call and the software looks good. I have already made a few contacts with it using …

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Best Cheap Laptop For Mobile and Portable Ops

In Discussion, Reviews by K0PIR6 Comments

The best cheap laptop I could find for mobile and portable operations! Just this week I picked up a cheap HP Stream 11 laptop for mobile and portable operation. I’m tired of lugging my 6 lb. laptop back and forth between the house, camper, vehicle and outdoors. I can leave this new one in the camper. The HP Stream 11 …

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Icom 7610 and Icom 7300 Week in Review | Firmware, Video, Screen Captures

In Discussion by K0PIR16 Comments

It was an interesting week for Icom 7610 and Icom 7300 users. The firmware updates released recently were quite interesting, especially for the Icom 7610 users. Now, there is another update for the Icom 7610, firmware v1.11. In the near future I will be updating this website with new screen captures from the radios showing the latest firmware enhancements.¬† Also, …