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NZART - Aug 11, 2020
Based upon on the Governments decision to move to COVID-19 Level 2, the decision has been made to close the office immediately to all visitors until further notice, including all personal visits. ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 11, 2020
Page 20 of the latest IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter has a report from German radio amateurs on the large number of Fishery Buoys operating in the primary amateur 28 MHz band ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 11, 2020
GB80CH will be on-the-air August 11-23 to commemorate the crucial role that radar played in the Battle of Britain 80 years ago ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 11, 2020
On the 9th of August 2020, Borut S50B and Ivo S59F managed to complete a contact on 40.680 MHz for the first contact on the new 8-metre band between two Slovenian stations ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 11, 2020
IRTS congratulate Dublin-based IRTS SWL member EI1570 Ana Cañizares Bejarano of the Technological University Dublin, who recently sat and passed the HAREC examination in her native Spain ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 11, 2020
The GQRP Club has released a detailed agenda for its Online Convention 2020, taking place on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September...
RSGB - Aug 10, 2020
The RSGB email system has been restored following an issue this evening with the HQ internet connection. Please note that any email you sent to the RSGB during the outage should now be delivered as normal, but if you get a delivery failure message or...
NZART - Aug 10, 2020
There is no better time to join or re-join NZART for the 2021 year – take advantage of the $65.00 subscription fee if joining for the first time or re-joining if your membership lapsed prior to 2019. *** Terms and Conditions apply *** ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 10, 2020
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 10, 2020
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 2nd/Aug, through Sunday, 9th/August there were 200 countries active ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 10, 2020
The Laindon Radio Club is scheduling it’s next club meeting for the 21st Aug after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 restrictions...
Southgate ARC - Aug 10, 2020
The Times of India reports a group of amateur radio enthusiasts has extended their support to ensure emergency communication with rescue operations in Idukk...
Southgate ARC - Aug 10, 2020
Congratulations to Mike Hartley G7HEM who has become a SOTA Mountain Goat by achieving 1000 points from SOTA activations ...
Southgate ARC - Aug 10, 2020
The topic for the Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday night Lecture is “IRTS Contests and Licence Exams in EI”...
Southgate ARC - Aug 09, 2020
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on August 17 ...

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WSJT-X 2.2.0 new version available to download

WSJT-X 2.2.0 has been officially released and it includes improvements and fixes for all digital modes like FT8 FT4 JT4 JT66 WSPR

WSJT-X Drops Windows XP

Beginning from version 2.2.0 WSJT-X will not run on Windows XP and Windows Vista anymore.

New FT8 Frequencies with WSJ-X 2.2.0-Rc2

WSJT-X development team has added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters.

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