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2018 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference

The 37th annual ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference (DCC) will take place September 14-16 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel. Make reservations now for 3 days of learning and enjoyment.

The Digital Communications Conference schedule includes technical and introductory forums, demonstrations, a Saturday evening banquet, and an in-depth Sunday seminar.

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Release: WSJT-X Version 1.9.0-rc2 – February 26, 2018

Love the new CQ only tick box and the new Fox and Hounds functions, all we need is a DXpedition to use it, imagine 500 QSO per hour, according to the user guide. Please remember RC’s are ‘beta’ downloads so please give back if you find something is not working OK and don’t be an Amateur, please read the user notes.

You can find the official download for Windows, Linux and Mac OS here the full latest full release 1.8.0 is also available on the same page.

VARA HF digital mode for Winlink

Hi All,
Have a look at VARA.
It is a new Milspec digital mode adjusted for the U.S. HF (or VHF) ham bands.
Meaning it satisfies all the current FCC legal requirements for HF digital.
< 300 baud, < 2.4 KHz bandwidth.
52 Carriers in orthogonally spaced subcarriers.
Multiple OS platforms.
Thruput speeds comparable with P3…..

Full Winlink functionality using the Winlink Express radio email client in Telnet mode.

“VARA is a High Performance HF modem based on OFDM modulation. VARA Modem,…

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FreeDV plus Video

Software/Digital Voice
FreeDV plus Video adds simultaneous digital voice (FreeDV) to ZL2AFP’s OFDM TV (see OFDM TV page listed under Software/SSTV and FreeDV page listed under Software/Digital Voice). An older version of OFDM TV is used, modified for compatibility with FreeDV. The video is 1 frame/sec, 36-lines, with full color. Total bandwidth is 3.5 kHz.

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Foxes and Hounds — FT8 DXpedition Mode is in the Works for WSJT-X

Speaking on behalf of the WSJT-X Development Team, Joe Taylor, K1JT, has issued a progress report on the team’s efforts to develop FT8 DXpedition Mode. The new digital mode will include new and innovative features, which are detailed in a draft FT8 DXpedition Mode User Guide, released on February 2. Taylor said the basic goal of FT8 DXpedition Mode is to enable DXpeditions to make FT8 QSOs at t…


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