Tag Archives: PSK-31

Amateur Extra Lesson 8.1, Modulation Systems, 11th Edition

Here’s your video introduction to Section 8.1, “Modulation Systems,” in the 11th Edition of the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. I hope you enjoy it and find it useful! You can find a complete list of the … Continue reading

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The Reverse Beacon Network: AD #32

The amateur radio Reverse Beacon Network (www.reversebeacon.net) offers the opportunity to see where in the world your signal is being heard. The RBN listens for CQs on CW, RTTY, and PSK-31, and will tell you which reverse beacon listener heard … Continue reading

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Sample PSK-31 QSO: Ask Dave #27

Here’s a sample PSK-31 QSO with annotations and descriptions. If you’re a General or Amateur Extra-class ham and want to try digital, here’s an example. I know I learn best by example rather than theory, so perhaps this will help … Continue reading

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Installing FLDIGI for amateur radio digital modes: AD#26

FLDIGI installation and connections to your radio. FLDIGI is free software that amateur radio operators can use for digital modes such as PSK-31, RTTY, Olivia, and so on. The video covers downloading and installation on a Windows machine, plus setting … Continue reading

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Digital Modes: Sample PSK-31 QSO Video

As an adjunct to the General Class Lesson 2.2 video introduction, I recorded a real QSO on PSK-31 so you can see what one actually looks like. I’ve narrated the 10.5 minute video to point out key features. The video … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 2.2, Digital Modes

This is your video introduction to Lesson 2.2, Digital Modes, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. There is a companion video to this one that records an actual on-the-air QSO. After you have finished the video, … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec Jupiter—after ten years

The Ten-Tec Jupiter (Model 538), now ten years old, is at the core of my current HF station, as seen in the image at the right taken only a few minutes ago. I wrote an earlier post reprinting the review … Continue reading

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