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Amateur Radio Afloat and Portable

Tutorial: How to add a new Mode to Ham Radio Deluxe

if you set up auto logging with Ham Radio Deluxe, you might also want to know how to add a new mode to the Ham Radio Deluxe mode list. Here's how.   New modes don’t come along very often so some users may not be aware of how to add a new mode selection to logging...

Tutorial: Integrate Logging software to JS8Call

I see a lot of questions about automatically logging JS8Calls to logging software. I put this guide up on the JS8Call website, but thought I might as well repeat here: Can I automatically Log my JS8 QSO to my logging software? The answer is Yes. BUT only if your...

JS8Call: The day the bacon went away

By now if you are already using JS8Call you should know that the latest and greatest version of JS8Call has been released v0.8 - http://js8call.com/2018/10/31/js8call-0-8-released-today/ its a sad day. Ive been using JS8Call since version 0.0.1 and for most of...

My Radio Shack

You may our may not know that I live on a boat floating on the River Hamble in Southampton. For most of the time we are tided to the marina pontoon and have access to 240volt shore power. but that's not always going to be the case so I need to be as self-sufficient...

JS8Call 0.8 Released today

Jordan Sherer KN4CRD has just released a new version of JS8Call with even more features and some bug fixes. It’s still pre-release beta software but well worth trying if you can handle the possiblility of the odd bug or two. I’ve found it works really well though, and...

G5RV Antenna

There’s not really the space on the boat to put up a decent sized dipole, so I was pleased that the Riverside Boatyard owners allowed me to put up a Haft Sized G5RV between 2 of the pontoon pilings.  At each end I’ve put a halyard so I can easily put it up and take it...

JS8 QSO Party – Sunday

Yesterday was pretty good all round on JS8, I wasn’t able to get out on the RIB due to technical issues (the starter battery was unserviceable) So after replacing that, I decided to set up Maritime Mobile and see how i did. Not very well at all.  Yesterday I was able...

JS8 QSO Party

Getting set up to join the JS8 QSO Party - http://js8call.com/2018/10/19/the-first-official-js8call-qso-party-is-now-open/  I’ve put up a G5RV that I will be using later on today 1/2 size G5RV Signal reports not too bad considering it’s only about 3m over the water...

JS8 QSO Party

In case you didn’t know, FT8Call is no more, it is now JS8Call. Version 0.7.3 was realeased this week which has even more great features. I recommend you give it a try. And what better was to try it out than to join in with the JS8 QSO Party next weekend. Full details...