It's a new month and with that the end of the SOP-activity for this year. The results are in and it seems like I've managed to get enough points to for the award this year aswell! From an activity point of view I've didn't manage to get that many stations worked as hoped and only…Read more SOP-activity 2017, results are in..
The development team behind WSJT-X announced the new release candidate for WSJT-X version 1.8.0 (WSJT-X 1.8.0 rc1) for about two weeks ago. Since then, more and more users are "upgrading" to the new RC-version exploring the new exciting functions that have been developed. The greatest attention has undoubtedly been the new mode FT8, Franke Taylor…Read more New release candidate for WSJT-X
The first of July is coming closer and the preparations for the 2017 activation is under way. Antennas are checked, the rigs are prepared but sadly the shack computer conveniently crashed during the preparations. 😦 However my laptop will fill in as a replacement for the time being. 🙂 The activation plan this year is to…Read more SJ7SOP 2017 Activation
As I blogged in November last year, it seemed like the 2017 SOP-activity would be the last with the SJ7SOP callsign due to new regulations from the Swedish telecom authorities, PTS. The Swedish Amature Radio society, SSA, has been delegated the exercise of authority over certain amature radio related questions for a number of years…Read more SJ7SOP lives on!
As the prognosis for the higher bands looks quite sad now when the eleven year cycle is heading for a low, I decided last summer to try to build an antenna for the 80M band and eventually also 160M. These bands have not been that much activated in my home QTH yet and why not get…Read more 80M Antenna experiments..
Last spring I completed my portable kit for digimodes on HF to be used during the summer of 2016. Unfortunately I didn't got to use the kit as much as I wanted due to family activities and work, so the kit was mostly just in standby. However, I´ve promised myself to be more active this spring…Read more Addition to the portable kit..
Från och med 2017 har jag beslutat mig för att öppet erbjuda olika föreläsningar, presentationer eller kurser gällande digitala trafiksätt. Målgruppen är främst amatörradioföreningar eller klubbar och sker helt ideellt utan kostnad. Som start erbjuder jag förevisningar, kurser eller presentationer av WSJT-X för JT65 och JT9. Se sidan "Föredrag" för mer information. 🙂 73 de SM7VRZ