Using the NO-84 (PSAT) PSK Transponder

NO-84 (PSAT) was launched in 2015 and although it’s been in orbit for some time, you will find a lot of people have only used the APRS Digipeater which is also a payload on the satellite, however, the main payload is a PSK Transponder. Uplink is on the 10m PSK...

WSJT-X

Last night I had my first WSJT-X contact using JT9-1 on 160m, at first I wasn’t hearing anyone so gave a couple of CQs and to my delight ON5DC came back to my call. Sadly didn’t hear anyone else,  but if anyone would like a sked let me...
SSTV QSO

SSTV QSO

During the last couple of days on HamTests IRC chat there’s been a few chats about SSTV, personally I’d only RX’d images this evening I decided to give it ago and managed to work PD1APN on...

JT65A QSO with Tim (G4VXE)

Managed to have my second digital QSO on 2m with Tim (G4VXE) Sunday afternoon using JT65A we also tried 70cms but couldn’t make contact maybe next time. Although not a rare square was nice to work Tim as you can see from the screenshot was a good signal 🙂 Also...

Fun with JT65-HF

Theres been quiet a bit of chatter in the press and on social media about JT65-HF at first I didn’t take to much notice but having gotten a bit bored with PSK31, I thought I’d give it a go and see what  could work. I have to admit I was somewhat skeptical...