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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on March 19, 2018 at 8:44am
the typical modern RIG, usually shapes its CW TRANSMIT waveform as a raised cosine edged cw note with a Rise and Fall time between 5 and 10 milliseconds....For this test a 7ms rise and fall time of a perfect raised cosine cw note created by FLdigi is used to represent the "modern rigs" and tested against another software CW KEYER called the…Continue
Posted by Chuck aa0hw on March 2, 2018 at 12:22pm
Brief test to see how well the ZITA-NJbridge software would do at streaming high quality, extreme QRQ CW, high speed Morse Code audio tones over the LOCAL AREA NETWORK(LAN)(audio OVER ip). 2 tests were done, one using a "16 bit" digital audio PCM ZITA-stream and another test using a "24 bit" digital audio PCM ZITA-stream. The ZITA-PCM 24 bit audio stream won the contest by a wide margin, and…Continue
It's been a long hard road but I finally have net access good enough to do iCW. I live in a very rural area in the middle of about 60k acres of woods. Satellite internet just doesn't make it for iCW. Finally got a cell booster and found out 750 MHZ RF does NOT like trees. The system came with a 4 element yagi. Tried several different spots, not consistent enough. Now I've got an 8 element up around 70 ft. in a tree that has a somewhat clearer shot to the tower and it's working reasonably…Continue
Posted by Steve Steltzer on February 17, 2018 at 12:57pm
Please feel free to start any QRQcw topics or leave comments for the discussions already posted. You may also load pictures or videos relating to qrq cw operations. Thank you for your contributions.
Virtual Serial Port Kit -
create virtual serial ports connected via a virtual null-modem cable.
Serial Port Splitter -
share dataflow of one serial port among several applications.
Network Serial Port Kit -
access remote serial devices over local network or the Internet.
USB over Network -
share and access USB devices over local network or the Internet.
NOTE: A special provision has been made available by FABULTECH to official ham radio operators. See this article for more details about this incredible offer:
Invite a friend(s) to join you at this link and have a morse code qso with them
All you have to do is produce a nice sidetone, and run an audio cable from it to the MIC INPUT or LINE INPUT of your soundcard.
When you click on this link it will ask your permission to use your MIC, say YES and start sending morse
Using Mumble( open source skype like voip program )and FLdigi to communicate morse code over the internet. LIVE RECORDING from 2009. [ Missouri to Michigan internet path ]
SETUP: using a virtual audio cable, we connect the output of FLDIGI to the input of MUMBLE. We both connect to a MUMBLE SERVER and instead of using MICROPHONES, we send morse code audio tones at high quality, high fidelity, and low latency, to each other. The audio is FULL DUPLEX and allows for good QSK response during the conversation for breaking in.
an A / B test between Linear and Exponential QRQ CW audio tone waveformsWhich waveform do you think sounds best ?SETUP for this test: FLdigi is sending a text file at 71 wpm from TOM's famous article…Continue
Started by Chuck aa0hw Dec 8, 2017.
Hi guys,my personal remaster of tahrpup 6.0.6 live cd now full ham radio software digital mode, last qsstv , qtel(echolink), wsjtx ft8 mode and of course iCW full working using fldigi keyboard,…Continue
Started by i8cee -Salvatore Cecere Oct 27, 2017.
I made a screen recording of a qso to demonstrate the serial interface between keyer / decoder of my ChipKit / PIC32 keyer. Both sides of the qso are displayed. The keyer switches the text color to…Continue
Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH. Last reply by Joe May 11, 2016.
Hi all,This is my 1st post here so I hope I'm doing this right...After looking on the internet for this subject with no luck, I crossed an email with an well known american veteran CW operator (his…Continue
Started by Artur Marcal. Last reply by Artur Marcal Apr 19, 2016.
A few years ago I built a Sienna for K6KX (Fred), a long story that I will not go into.The past few days Fred has been testing it on our sked. Tonight I did a recording that can be downloaded from…Continue
Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH. Last reply by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Aug 6, 2015.
This project began life a bit before Hjalmar posted his Arduino decoder project. I had barely begun to migrate my keyer software to the ChipKit PIC32 boards (Max32 and Uno32) at that time. I…Continue
Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH. Last reply by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Jun 30, 2016.
Hello my name is Luka Sanader and am writing to you form Montreal, Canada. After 20 years (ex YT1VSL)i have decided to apply for new call sign and to go back to CW and amateur radio; get my feet wet…Continue
Started by Luka Sanader. Last reply by Chuck aa0hw Feb 25, 2015.
WebRTC technology enables transmission of full duplex audio over the internet - just using your browser - in this case we are going to use MORSE CODE AUDIO TONES instead of voice -Here is a free…Continue
Started by Chuck aa0hw Feb 14, 2015.