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WSJT-X FT8 and the Icom 7300 the Easy Way!

Are you looking for an easy way to try out the new WSJT-X FT8 mode? If you have the Icom 7300 I assure you this cannot get any easier or better. There’s no need for an external sound card (Signalink) or any other hardware. The Icom 7300 suffices. The only thing needed is a USB cable (install the driver from …

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The Icom 7610 Has Arrived – Ham Radio Deluxe Setup

I still have my Icom 7300 and will continue to write and create videos for it. For now, the long wait is over and the Icom 7610 is in the shack and on the air. I received it Friday, December 8th 2017 and my registration was in January 2017. The price was a little more than I anticipated, but I …

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N3FJP ACLog, WSJT-X, JTAlert A Powerful Combination

N3FJP’s Amateur Contact Log (N3FJP ACLog) combined with WSJT-X and JTAlert are a powerful combination for the digital mode operator. I admittedly have favored Ham Radio Deluxe Logbook in the past, but this combination of software works very well together. Also, I don’t like the way JTAlert and HRD quit supporting each other. This version of JTAlert (v2.10.1) supports HRD …

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NEW Mode FT8 And HRD V6 Logging Is Again Supported by JTAlert

YES! There’s a new mode, FT8. FT8 is fast and the ability to make contacts quickly is pretty exciting. ¬†Also, more good news: Ham Radio Deluxe V6 logging is again supported by JTAlert. In addition to logging my QSO’s from WSJT-X in to HRD Logbook, JTAlert notifies me when a needed station is on. We’re back in business! I know, …

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MacloggerDX WSJT-X And JT-Bridge How To

Two of my favorite modes theses days is JT65 and JT9. MacLoggerDX, WSJT-X and JT-Bridge make a powerful and fun combination. I have grown to enjoy the weak signal modes even with bad propagation. I can always make contacts on 20 Meters during the day with 5 or 10 watts. It’s not unusual to make contacts on 15 Meters into …