After a few years without contesting, my friend Roeland PA3MET convinced me to participate in CQ WW SSB last weekend. Quite busy at work with radio, so at home radio has become a little less important. It was a really busy weekend, but I managed to find some hours here and there to participate in the contest. Limited to QRP since there is quite some RFI in the shack. Monitor and mouse go out when I make more then 20 watts or so. The last time I decided to participate in a contest (last minute), I really bummed out because I couldn’t get things working. Always struggle with N1MM Continue reading
WFView Remote Control Software
Please take a look at a really cool piece of software: wfview! If you have a ICOM radio, now there is an alternative to the ICOM RS-BA1 remote controlling software. The cool thing about wfview is you can run it on almost every platform (Linux, MacOS, Windows etc) since it is open source and you can compile the source yourself.
You are welcome to contribute! Please take a look and tell us what you think.
ICOM IC-7610 has arrived
After a year of careful saving my new rig finally arrived: the ICOM IC-7610!
In 2016 I was one of the first Dutch ham’s buying the ICOM IC-7300 SDR radio. When that radio arrived, I was completely blown away with the new Continue reading