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Icom 7300 Microphone Christmas Savings Plan

In Icom 7300, Reviews by K0PIR25 Comments

The Icom 7300 microphone that’s included with the radio gets great audio reports, but I can’t use a hand mic while contesting or running a net. When I first received my Icom 7300 I ordered a Heil Y cable with blocking capacitor so I could continue using my dynamic microphones. They weren’t real expensive mics, but I wanted to use …

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Raspberry Pi WSJT-X WSPR

In FT-8, Raspberry Pi 3, Software by K0PIR36 Comments

Well it’s easier than I thought! The Raspberry Pi WSJT-X installation that is. The Raspberry Pi 3 doesn’t take up much room at all! That’s the beauty of this little gem (See the photo). It’s about the size of a Signalink USB. It’s a simple matter of updating your source.list and installing WSJT-X from the package and it was up and …

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Raspberry Pi 3 DXSpider Installation

In Raspberry Pi 3, Software by K0PIR8 Comments

The Raspberry Pi 3 DXSpider installation is a little different than on the older units. I found a few guides on the internet for installing DXSpider on the Raspberry Pi 1 & 2, but none were specific to the Pi 3. The hardware is different (adds Bluetooth and Wifi, etc.) and the software, Raspbian, is updated. This is not a …