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Re: New digital mode PS-18 (HF pager) from DXsoft and Radial, or we invented APRS again :-)

Andrew OBrien
 

Thanks for the info , I will check it out

Andy K3uk

On May 31, 2020, at 5:31 PM, Sergei Podstrigailo <amx2@dxsoft.com> wrote:

Hello all,

four year ago Eugeny UA3AHM wrote me e-mail and suggest to create software for robust short-messaging exchange
on HF bands.

When we did it we found, that it is looks very like as APRS ,
so we wrote HF Pager -> APRS gate also.

https://www.facebook.com/dxsoft/posts/3912579878815224

https://nvis.club/en/hf-proxys/hfpager/android

http://dxsoft.com/en/products/hfpager



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Sergei mailto:amx2@dxsoft.com

Windows HAM radio software at http://www.dxsoft.com




New digital mode PS-18 (HF pager) from DXsoft and Radial, or we invented APRS again :-)

Sergei Podstrigailo
 

Hello all,

four year ago Eugeny UA3AHM wrote me e-mail and suggest to create software for robust short-messaging exchange
on HF bands.

When we did it we found, that it is looks very like as APRS ,
so we wrote HF Pager -> APRS gate also.

https://www.facebook.com/dxsoft/posts/3912579878815224

https://nvis.club/en/hf-proxys/hfpager/android

http://dxsoft.com/en/products/hfpager



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Best regards,
Sergei mailto:amx2@dxsoft.com

Windows HAM radio software at http://www.dxsoft.com


Re: New frequencies for FT8

 

Does not help that Flex seems to advertise using their amp with FT8.

tom w7sua

On 5/26/2020 10:07 AM, Rick Ellison wrote:
On the list of changes for the next release on the WSJT webaite..
"On a trial basis, and in response to numerous suggestions from around the world, we have added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters. The new suggested dial frequencies are 7.071, 10.133, 14.071, and 50.310 MHz."
I try to do at least 3 evenings a week on PSK31 and 63 along with MFSK on or about 14.071 This will effect that whole area..
73 Rick N2AMG
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Andy,
Is there somewhere on the web showing the new proposed frequencies?
Sholto
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FYI, in case you have not heard (or experienced).  With the new release of WSJTX NEW frequencies are provided as suggested operating areas for FT8.  Several taking them closer to tradition PSK31, Olivia, Thor suggested frequencies.  I don't have big problems with it, but some are already sqawking
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Re: New frequencies for FT8

 

I regularly have QSOs in the "Olivia" area and have FT8 dropping on top of me. Many times I can only decode when I switch to LSB! So yes, I am not happy with that situation.

73, tom w7sua

On 5/26/2020 8:14 AM, Andrew OBrien wrote:
FYI, in case you have not heard (or experienced).  With the new release of WSJTX NEW frequencies are provided as suggested operating areas for FT8.  Several taking them closer to tradition PSK31, Olivia, Thor suggested frequencies.  I don't have big problems with it, but some are already sqawking
Andy K3UK


Re: New frequencies for FT8

Sholto Fisher
 

Rick,

 

Yes I can imagine that’s really going to impact anyone who wants to operate digital modes like PSK31 and MFSK. It’s a pity because I’ve been seeing more and more PSK31 activity recently.

 

Sholto

K7TMG

 

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From: Rick Ellison
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:08 AM
To: main@digitalradio.groups.io
Subject: Re: [digital-mode-radio] New frequencies for FT8

 

On the list of changes for the next release on the WSJT webaite..

"On a trial basis, and in response to numerous suggestions from around the world, we have added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters. The new suggested dial frequencies are 7.071, 10.133, 14.071, and 50.310 MHz."

 

 

I try to do at least 3 evenings a week on PSK31 and 63 along with MFSK on or about 14.071 This will effect that whole area..

 

73 Rick N2AMG

 

From: main@digitalradio.groups.io [mailto:main@digitalradio.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sholto Fisher
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:59 PM
To: main@digitalradio.groups.io
Subject: Re: [digital-mode-radio] New frequencies for FT8

 

Andy,

 

Is there somewhere on the web showing the new proposed frequencies?

 

Sholto

K7TMG

 

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To: main@digitalradio.groups.io <main@digitalradio.groups.io>
Subject: [digital-mode-radio] New frequencies for FT8

 

FYI, in case you have not heard (or experienced).  With the new release of WSJTX NEW frequencies are provided as suggested operating areas for FT8.  Several taking them closer to tradition PSK31, Olivia, Thor suggested frequencies.  I don't have big problems with it, but some are already sqawking 

Andy K3UK 

 

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Re: New frequencies for FT8

Rick Ellison
 

On the list of changes for the next release on the WSJT webaite..

"On a trial basis, and in response to numerous suggestions from around the world, we have added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters. The new suggested dial frequencies are 7.071, 10.133, 14.071, and 50.310 MHz."

 

 

I try to do at least 3 evenings a week on PSK31 and 63 along with MFSK on or about 14.071 This will effect that whole area..

 

73 Rick N2AMG

 

From: main@digitalradio.groups.io [mailto:main@digitalradio.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sholto Fisher
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:59 PM
To: main@digitalradio.groups.io
Subject: Re: [digital-mode-radio] New frequencies for FT8

 

Andy,

 

Is there somewhere on the web showing the new proposed frequencies?

 

Sholto

K7TMG

 

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From: main@digitalradio.groups.io <main@digitalradio.groups.io> on behalf of Andrew OBrien <k3ukandy@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:14:04 AM
To: main@digitalradio.groups.io <main@digitalradio.groups.io>
Subject: [digital-mode-radio] New frequencies for FT8

 

FYI, in case you have not heard (or experienced).  With the new release of WSJTX NEW frequencies are provided as suggested operating areas for FT8.  Several taking them closer to tradition PSK31, Olivia, Thor suggested frequencies.  I don't have big problems with it, but some are already sqawking 

Andy K3UK 


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Re: New frequencies for FT8

Sholto Fisher
 

Andy,

 

Is there somewhere on the web showing the new proposed frequencies?

 

Sholto

K7TMG

 

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From: main@digitalradio.groups.io <main@digitalradio.groups.io> on behalf of Andrew OBrien <k3ukandy@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:14:04 AM
To: main@digitalradio.groups.io <main@digitalradio.groups.io>
Subject: [digital-mode-radio] New frequencies for FT8
 
FYI, in case you have not heard (or experienced).  With the new release of WSJTX NEW frequencies are provided as suggested operating areas for FT8.  Several taking them closer to tradition PSK31, Olivia, Thor suggested frequencies.  I don't have big problems with it, but some are already sqawking 

Andy K3UK 


New frequencies for FT8

Andrew OBrien
 

FYI, in case you have not heard (or experienced).  With the new release of WSJTX NEW frequencies are provided as suggested operating areas for FT8.  Several taking them closer to tradition PSK31, Olivia, Thor suggested frequencies.  I don't have big problems with it, but some are already sqawking 

Andy K3UK 


VARA on FM 2M

Andrew OBrien
 

I know many of us here are well experienced with VARA.  I have been toying with the idea of trying VARA on FM but have been slowed trying to get my Icom 5100 to work with a Rigblaster while awaiting the release of the  Icom 705.  Well it looks like others are ahead of me with the idea of VARA on FM 2M, see this video link

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

Eric KJ4YZI shows how to use RMS Express with VARA FM AND already has Winlink server stations in his area on 2M.  Very interesting.

Andy K3UK 


Re: Instructional Videos

Andrew O'Brien
 

As I have often stated in this group, the art of signal recognition can be greatly enhanced by :
1. Frequency the signal is using
2. Width of the signal 
3. Waveform of the signal
4. Sound the signal makes 

Spend some time learning those 4 things as they apply to the various modes and about 80% of the time your eyes and ears will assist you brain in identifying the signal within 2-4 seconds of seeing/hearing it.

If you can discern Oasis from The Beatles , Def Leopard from Guns N Roses , Coldplay from Radiohead or Arcade Fire from The Killers , you can discern the subtleties of ham digital modes . Ute digital modes are another matter !  

Andy K3UK 


On May 21, 2020, at 3:09 PM, Tom DF5JL <df5jl@...> wrote:


Youtube. 

Am 21.05.2020 03:17 schrieb abners@...:

Hi,
Does anyone know where I can get instructional videos for the software and also tips in general?

Thanks



Re: Instructional Videos

Tom DF5JL
 

Youtube. 

Am 21.05.2020 03:17 schrieb abners@...:

Hi,
Does anyone know where I can get instructional videos for the software and also tips in general?

Thanks



Re: Instructional Videos

Tony
 


Hi, Does anyone know where I can get instructional videos for the software and also tips in general? Thanks

Digital mode identification is something that's often overlooked. This video sheds some light on that subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwkz0GNpA0I

Tony -K2MO


Re: Instructional Videos

Andrew O'Brien
 

This is a good video to start for digital modes in general



Andy K3UK


On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM Graham <g0nbd@...> wrote:

[Edited Message Follows]

........

There are quite a few 'videos on data modes, 
on  ' you tube'  just search  by the name 

Content's are varied , but, most demonstrate
Use or setting get up , Andy published some
How to guides in the past, these may help 

73 Graham
G0nbd



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Re: Instructional Videos

Graham
 
Edited

........

There are quite a few 'videos on data modes, 
on  ' you tube'  just search  by the name 

Content's are varied , but, most demonstrate
Use or setting get up , Andy published some
How to guides in the past, these may help 

73 Graham
G0nbd


Re: Instructional Videos

Jeff Moore - KE7ACY
 

It might be helpful if you tell us what software you are referring to.   There's a lot of digital mode software out there.  That info will help with tips also.

7  3
Jeff Moore  --  KE7ACY


On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 7:03 PM <abners@...> wrote:

Hi,
Does anyone know where I can get instructional videos for the software and also tips in general?

Thanks


Instructional Videos

abners@...
 

Hi,
Does anyone know where I can get instructional videos for the software and also tips in general?

Thanks


Re: RMS Trimode and RMS Relay 'now support's forwarding via Vara #VARA

Graham
 

Apparently  not Andy

I must admit ,  its not  something  i've  been involved with,  little  or no call
in the  uk for the  function , since the  packet system's demise , e-mail 
over radio , has given way to  web based .

- Some interesting  exchanges on the  Vara group . relating to the  latest 
Vara-4 , which as well providing  faster throughput ... also  appears to  have 
a narrow b/w   500 Hz  mode , no details yet, but, that  complies with the 
usa mailbox forwarding b/w  requirements ..which  I assume was the 
reason for  coding it 

If it  retains the  mfsk-ofdm  format, then at  500 Hz b/w  that also 
fits the  MF  ' suggested'  data b/w , MF emergency  comm's  was one 
of the  'yet to  be  addressed' uses  ..  

73 -Graham
G0NBD


Re: Rigblaster jumpers for Icom 5100 ?

Andrew OBrien
 

My cable arrived but wired WAY differently than a Rigblaster expects


Rigblaster Spec                                 What I have
RJ45   DIN                                     RJ45   DIN female
1           8                                         1            4
2           7                                         2            6
3           6                                         3            1
4           5                                         4            7
5           4                                         5            5
6           3                                         6            8
7           2                                         7            3
8           1                                         8            2        


I'll see if I can splice in the middle, rather than attempt to solder....  my eyes can't handle DIN plugs anymore. My soldering was never good anyway.

Andy K3UK               


Re: RMS Trimode and RMS Relay 'now support's forwarding via Vara #VARA

Andrew OBrien
 

I thought it always did this, no ?
Andy. 


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