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The Lobby - the "public" forum / The Amatuer Code
« on: August 19, 2017, 09:36:49 pm »
Ran across this on a website.  Thought it would be good to share.  Dated for sure but relevant as ever.

The Amateur's Code

by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA (1928)

The Radio Amateur is:

CONSIDERATE never knowingly operating in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.

LOYAL offering loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and internationally.

PROGRESSIVE with knowledge abreast of science, a well built and efficient station, and operation beyond reproach.

FRIENDLY with slow and patient operation when requested, friendly advice and counsel to the beginner, kindly assistance, co-operation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the amateur spirit.

BALANCED Radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.

PATRIOTIC with station and skill always ready for service to country and community.

The Lobby - the "public" forum / New HF Digital Mode. FT-8
« on: July 31, 2017, 06:39:24 pm »
Found a new mode similar to JT-65. FT-8 runs on WSJT-X version 1.8 software. Operating on a 15 second cycle for receiving and transmitting. QRP power level.  Good thing is less heat buildup compared to JT-65. 40 meters-7.074. 20 meters-14.074. 17 meters 18.100.

Just started playing with the software

More later


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