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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbpERa0Rdsk

In short:

Download and install the USB-driver from 
https://www.icomjapan.com/support/firmware_driver/3298/

Download and install WSJT-X or JTDX from:
https://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/wsjtx.html
















https://jtdx.tech/en/












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.

https://hamapps.com/
https://gridtracker.org/

Many logprograms supported














Rock'n roll:




tirsdag 22. juni 2021

ISS SSTV Day 2

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.