tirsdag 11. januar 2022

Introduction to running FT8 in WSJT-X

This introduction is for getting the Icom IC-7610 up and running for WSJT-X.

I found a great video by Matt Patterson explaining how to configure the radio for WSJT-X.

In short:

Download and install the USB-driver from 

Download and install WSJT-X or JTDX from:


Configure the radio for running datamodes via USB:

Find your devices in Computer Management:

Configure WSJT-X for CAT control

Download JTAlert and-or GridTracker to automate LogProgram update and
keep track of GRID/DX hunting.


Many logprograms supported

Rock'n roll:

tirsdag 22. juni 2021


Noisy... when I hit the trees in the south-southeast.

Received with IC-9100, 14-el Cushcraft on a G-5500 Rotor.

onsdag 26. mai 2021

QRV FT8 today

QRV today;

IC-9100 running 3el beam(10,12,15,17 and 20m) and vertical(30,40 and 60m) at JO59.
IC-7100 running 3el beam(4/6m) at JP68.
IC-705 running 2el beam(6m) at JO59.

Good Shit

A better drive after DX-Cluster spot

lørdag 6. juni 2020

FT8 from Lofoten today..

Running FT8 from Lofoten today at 6-meter
IC-7100, 50W and a 9:1 unun with about 15m wire.
No counterpoise/radials for 6-meter..

The 2-element antenna came down during a winter storm.
Covid-19 has stopped me from traveling north to fix it.. :-(

Good conds today.

Some ES at 2-meter also from JO59

onsdag 15. april 2020

Big print project done

Print done..
This is going to be a Multiband ground plane antenna.
Impressive not falling over during print.
Printed in Gold PETG.
Print files downloaded from Thingiverse.