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VarAC Installation and Configuration With VARA HF

In this article, we’ll take a quick look at some elements that weren’t covered in my VarAC installation video. We’re going to cover a few topics such as the receive audio and transmit audio, as well as tips for getting...


VarAC Like FT8 Only Better!

VarAC is a new addition to the ham radio digital modes software library. It uses the VARA protocol. It operates similarly to FT8 and has additional features, like file transfer and real time communications, making it an attractive option for...

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Definitive In-Depth Operating Guide to WSJT-X FT8 Part 2

I just finished up my second video to the In-depth guide to WSJT-X FT8 operation. It’s on YouTube right now. Don’t miss Part 1 and the accompanying post In-Depth WSJT-X Easy Method – v2.6.1 FT8 Newest WSJT-X v2.6.1 and Highlighted...

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In-Depth WSJT-X Easy Method – v2.6.1 FT8 Part 1

Well after a few years of running WSJT-X on Windows, Linux, macOS and the Raspberry Pi, it looks like to me the winner is FT8 by a long shot. That’s where the users are. My old post in 2017, WSJT-X...

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Time Synchronization for FT8

When traveling frequently, it can be difficult to maintain an accurate time setting on your computer for FT8, a critical requirement in order to decode optimally. One second off and you’ll significantly reduce your chances of optimal decoding. I use...

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Best POTA Logging Software

What is the best POTA logger? Many Logging programs can be used for POTA. The logging programs allow users to log their contacts with other radio amateurs, as well as track the progress of their POTA activations or POTA activities....

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