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: