Tag Archives: Digital Modes

Amateur Extra Lesson 2.2, Digital Mode Operating—Update for 11th Edition

Here is your video introduction to Lesson 2.2, Digital Mode Operating, in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual, 11th Edition. Almost all of the material is unchanged from the 10th edition, except for one figure, which is flagged. The General … 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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How to Set Up for Digital Modes: Ask Dave Episode 25

Ham radio operators are having great fun with digital modes! These include “conversational modes” designed for hams to converse over the air, keyboard-to-keyboard. Many of these modes involve the use of a computer soundcard. This video shows how to set … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Class Lesson 8.1, Digital Protocols and Modes

Here’s your video introduction to Section 8.1, “Digital Protocols and Modes,” in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. When you have finished viewing the video, have studied the section, and are comfortable with the associated questions in … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Section 2.2, Digital Mode Operating

Here’s your video introduction to section 2.2, Digital Mode Operating, in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. In the video I make reference to other videos about digital modes. Here they are: Technician Section 5.2, Digital Communications … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 5.2, Digital Modes

This video goes into way more detail than the earlier Digital Modes video. Yes, it’s 45 minutes long, so set aside some time to really absorb the information in this video introduction. After you view the video, study of the … 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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