Upcoming Events

MS TRAM Ride
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
UHF VHF Net 30
Sun, Jul 23, 2017
Fall Technician Class Week 1
Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Hamfest Committee Meeting
Sun, Aug 13, 2017
August ARES Meeting
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
August Club Meeting
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Night To Unite 2017
Fri, Sep 1, 2017
SMARTSFEST 2017
Sat, Sep 23, 2017
RRRA Hamfest
Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Hamfest Testing Session
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Please see the Dates section of the side-bar (located at the bottom of the page on mobile devices) and the RRRA Calendar for more upcoming events.

New FT8 Mode included in WSJT-X Beta Release

WSJT-X version 1.8.0 includes a new mode named FT8

This mode features:

  • QSOs 4 times faster than JT65 or JT9
  • Sensitivity down to -20 dB on the AWGN channel
  • Auto-sequencing includes an option to respond automatically to first decoded reply to your CQ

WSJT-X source code; along with installation packages for Windows, Linux, OS X, and Raspbian; is available for download at http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/wsjtx.html

Playing Chess on CW

Are you looking for something different to do using morse code beyond rag chewing or logging DXCC contacts?

Try combining two hobbies by playing chess over CW.