LHS Episode #253: JS8CALL Deep Dive

Hello and welcome to this episode of Linux in the Ham Shack! In our deep dive this time around, we take an in-depth look at the new weak-signal chat mode called JS8CALL, formerly FT8CALL. We explore the history and development of the mode, how it's currently being used, the team behind the project, the operation of the software and much more. Thank you for tuning in and thank you for supporting our program.

73 de The LHS Crew

Russ Woodman, K5TUX, co-hosts the Linux in the Ham Shack podcast which is available for download in both MP3 and OGG audio format. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “LHS Episode #253: JS8CALL Deep Dive”

  • Steve K9HY:

    Reminder users to write to your Congressman to save WWV/VH fellow Hams, SWL’ers airlines,and Commercial, ETC.. DO NOT BE COMPLACENT AND LAZY THINKING OTHER HAMS CAN DO IT FOR ME .. MY VOICE NOT NEEDED ! 73’s

  • VA2ZCB:

    Ever since I started to experiment with radios back in the ‘sixties’ I depended on WWV and WWVW for verification and calibration of various radios that I worked on. I also used the station(s) as a means of observing the Rx/Tx conditions on various “BANDS” as well as listening for reports on solar cycle conditions.

    I strongly believe that it would be a mistake to deactivate this reliable “STANDARD” from the airwaves. It has served radio amateurs and operators well over the years as a dependable beacon in all it’s forms of usage. It will be a sad day to see this honorable service disabled in order to save a few dollars, in the long term.

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