Tag: FT8

FT8 operating – 3Y0J, Bouvet Island

A couple of questions (comments) recently appeared on DX-World relating to the FT8 operation when 3Y0J Bouvet DXpedition comes around early next year. To answer these queries, co-leader Ken LA7GIA left a comment, but it’s...

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World Wide Digi DX Contest

The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (“WWROF”), in collaboration with the Slovenia Contest Club (“SCC”), is pleased to announce the first annual World Wide Digi DX Contest (“WW Digi”)....

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My journey to FT8 !

Love it or hate it? Actually, I hated FT8 without ever trying it. Sounds crazy I know, but in my head I had already decided this mode was like having a QSO via Skype, or similar. I saw friends using it and poured scorn over...

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Yes or No? A poll on FT-8.

This poll is based on FT-8 mode. As can be seen from comments here and elsewhere, FT8 is certainly a lively topic of discussion. The poll will run for a few weeks. You are welcome to leave comments after voting. Sorry, there are...

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2nd Test of FT8 DXpedition Mode

The second public test of FT8 DXpedition Mode will take place on April 7, and all radio amateurs are invited to participate. WSJT-X Developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, advises anyone planning to take part to download the latest “release...

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FT8 mode and working DX

Guest post by Marc, DO4DXA More and more stations and DXpeditions are using the new FT8 mode. It’s a great mode, but there has to be some improvement in the operating procedure (with the current software) when working...

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