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Month: January 2024

Web References for Jerry’s QSL Presentation

Here are the references for Jerry’s presentation from this past Saturday:

LOTW – https://lotw.arrl.org

eQSL – https://www.eqsl.cc

QRZCQ – https://www.qrzcq.com

Club Log – https://clublog.org

QRZ – https://www.qrz.com

VA6/VE6 QSL Bureau – https://buro.ve6hams.ca

RAC Outgoing QSL Bureau – https://www.rac.ca/qsl-bureau

Digital Modes Club – https://ft8dmc.eu

30 Meter Digital Group – https://30mdg.net

SASTAR – https://www.sastar.ve6hams.ca

 

 

 

 

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Gary’s VE6CV FT-8 Presentation

Dedicated station for digital modes:

  • Radio is IC-7100 Icom all mode 2m, 70cm, 6m – 160m
  • LDG AT600 Pro 2 Auto tuner
  • Antenna is a Zero Five GP43 vertical
  • Camera view on radio
  • Remote control of station
  • Automated 

FT-8

Gridtracker  https://gridtracker.org/

GridTracker is a warehouse of amateur radio information presented in an easy to use interface, from live traffic decodes, logbooks, real-time spot reports, weather, current solar conditions and more!

Uploading FT8 logs https://logbook.qrz.com/logbook

LOTW Logfile Maintenance

Log Analyzer 3.2  http://Tools.adventureradio.de/analyzer

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Next SAARC Meeting – Jan. 20, 10 am

The next SAARC meeting will be:
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: YMCA, 74 Mauretania Rd W, Lethbridge, AB T1J 5L4
Room: LPR-8 (upstairs)
Part in the north parking lot, enter the north entrance, and immediately turn right and take the elevator to the second floor. The room is about half way down the hall.
After the business portion of the meeting, Gary VE6CV will be demonstrating FT-8 and GridTracker. Also, Jerry, VE6TL will give a short presentation on the ARRL QSL Bureau system.
In advance of the meeting, have a quick read-through of the minutes of the Nov. 18 meeting and note any changes or omissions required.
Please join us for breakfast before the meeting at 8:30 am at the Crossings Smitty’s, 10 Aquitania Blvd W #10, Lethbridge, AB T1J 5L4.
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