Category Archives: FT8

QRPGuys new DSB Digital Transceiver kit

Many thanks to QRPer, Pete (WB9FLW), who writes: QRPGuys has just introduced a new Multiband DSB Digital Transceiver for FT8. At $40 it introduces a new price point for such Rigs as it includes band modules for 40/30/20 Meters! For … Continue reading

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The Hermes-Lite SDR: an open source QRP transceiver based on a broadband modem chip

Note: This is a cross-post from the SWLing Post. Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW), who shares the following: Don’t know if you are familiar with this project, a full blown 5 watt HF SDR Transceiver for less than $300! No … Continue reading

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FT8 transceiver kit: CR Kits taking orders

Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW) who writes: Thomas,Adam of CR Kits is now taking orders for his FT8 Transceiver Kit and the price is very reasonable. From Adam at CR Kits: FT8 transceiver kit Folks,I start to take email order … Continue reading

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New digital mode: Joe Taylor (K1JT) has announced FT4

(Source: Southgate ARC) Joe Taylor K1JT has announced a new digital mode, FT4, which is 2.5 times faster than FT8  FT4 is an experimental digital mode designed specifically for radio contesting.  Like FT8, it uses fixed-length transmissions, structured messages with formats optimized … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Digital Modes: Joe Taylor talks FT8 and introduces FT4

Many thanks to Pete Eaton (WB9FLW) who shares the following note and video: Here is a You Tube Video of a presentation given by Joe Taylor last night at the Fair Lawn ARC Club Meeting on FT8 & Beyond an … Continue reading

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A Simple and Low Cost FT8 Transceiver

Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW) who writes: Adam Rong BD6CR has designed a simple DSB Transceiver for FT8. Crystals are available for 7.074 MHz. and 14.070 MHz (which can be “pulled” with a trimmer to 14.074 MHz). Using only 4 … Continue reading

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