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Don't let HF STATIC get in the way of your QRQ CW copy - use the NOISE-REPELLENT plugin to reduce or eliminate HF static

brief LIVE demo on 40 meters RX - of using the Noise-repellent LV2 PLUGIN to lower(or even virtually eliminate) the HF Background audio static while listening to a CW SIGNAL

(this plugin works well on VOICE too)



https://github.com/lucianodato/noise-repellent…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on September 18, 2018 at 8:48am

Streaming QRQ CW practice files from FLdigi - using the OBS desktop broadcaster and the TWITCH STREAMING service

This video is a short demo of a first test trying to broadcast 5 FLdigi's sending at 5 different qrq speeds...where you can choose which FLdigi//speed you want to listen to - right from your browser listening to the TWITCH QRQcw CHANNEL.

a test to transmit and receive 5 individual channels of audio to AND from the TWITCH Streaming server -…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on August 15, 2018 at 4:20pm

ATTENTION: all QRQcw OPs looking for an online qrq cw qso - we have a new iCW server devoted to QRQ CW operations

iCW now has a new PRO MUMBLE SERVER dedicated for QSO'n QRQcw over the internet

It is located in Denver, Colorado

Please see this iCW website for more information: …

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on August 10, 2018 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

QRQ CW audio tones over Gstreamer's AUDIO PIPELINES - 16 bit audio VS 24 bit audio - does 24 bit audio make any difference for QRQcw COPY by ear ?

brief test creating 2 Gstreamer AUDIO PIPELINE LOOPBACKS from a Linux Laptop TO a RASPBERRY PI 2b - over the LAN - going through routers and switches...(both using Jack Audio Connection Kit)

one PIPELINE using rtpL16***

and the other PIPELINE using rtpL24***

to compare Gstreamer's rtpL16pay and rtpL24pay RTP AUDIO PAYLOADER…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on May 26, 2018 at 9:30am

 

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Useful Software for Amateur Radio from FabulaTech:

Virtual Serial Port Kit

Virtual Serial Port

Virtual Serial Port Kit -

create virtual serial ports connected via a virtual null-modem cable.

Serial Port Splitter

COM Port Splitter

Serial Port Splitter -

share dataflow of one serial port among several applications.

Network Serial Port Kit

COM Port over Ethernet

Network Serial Port Kit -

access remote serial devices over local network or the Internet.

USB over Network

USB over Ethernet

USB over Network -

share and access USB devices over local network or the Internet.

 

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FREE webRTC APP - for morse code qso with up to 8 cw ops - just using your browser

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

https://appear.in/qrqcw

iCW - 2012 - How to send morse code over the internet on WINDOWS 7 : THE BASIC SETUP

LIVE RECORDING of a QRQ CW QSO - MORSE CODE OVER THE INTERNET - from 2009

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.

Forum

Wanted: proper AZERTY keyboard setting 2 Replies

In order to properly exercise, the standard keyboard should be altered.I am using a belgian AZERTY keyboard with the QRQ Application. (OS is Ubuntu 18.04.1)In order to type numbers I need to access…Continue

Started by Michel Spelier. Last reply by Michel Spelier Sep 14.

TAKE THE QRQ CW TEST - Which is better to copy - LINEAR or EXPONENTIAL raised cosine edges

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

Tags: morse code, raised cosine, QRQcw, qrq cw

Started by Chuck aa0hw Dec 8, 2017.

Tahrpup 6.0.6 live dvd remaster by i8cee full ham radio iCW for ever.....

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

Tags: software, digital

Started by i8cee -Salvatore Cecere Oct 27, 2017.

Get on the Air

I have enjoyed the recordings Chuck has made of the on the air QSOs of my fellow QRQ ops.Lets get more of you on the air with your keyboards. Many of us do not have internet connections that allow…Continue

Started by Joe Oct 10, 2017.

CW Code Sound plus Character Sound

======================= 00000000000000000000000 =====================I made all new files, this time .mp4 video files (punctuation and prosigns coming up). Added already.I hope these files help to…Continue

Started by Carlos (Kal) Lemmi Feb 5, 2017.

SDR online network

There is an interesting network of wideband receivers with close to 100 different sites that can be used for tuning the bands around the world.  HA7ILM,  András Retzler, operates a web site that…Continue

Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Dec 28, 2016.

QRQ on the Air 1 Reply

I have been keeping on the air skeds with some old masters of QRQ for a while. I would encourage anyone interested in QRQ to get on the air with a like minded soul. While I do use my mp3 files and…Continue

Started by Joe. Last reply by Rich Langford Nov 29, 2016.

CW Letter Groups 1 Reply

I made this list of 97 common letter groups as an aid for learning mind copying.I appreciate your comments.CW Letter Groups…Continue

Tags: learning-cw, cw-mind-reading

Started by Carlos (Kal) Lemmi. Last reply by Joe Nov 16, 2016.

Ben Russell, N6SL, SK

I have sad news. Ben Russell, N6SL, passed away last week after a short illness. Ben was a devoted CW operator and a member of this group. He and I kept a sked for many decades using our old…Continue

Started by Joe Jun 9, 2016.

Video with text display of QRQ QSO: W5UXH - K6KX 1 Reply

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.

Join the new skype group

https://join.skype.com/j0gEQRAWuRMgWe have created a skype group where we can chat about where to find a qrq cw fellow to chat with on the band…Continue

Started by Hjalmar Skovholm Hansen Feb 22, 2016.

QSK linear amps... 1 Reply

Hi,hope it is no off-topic so much...Does anybody know if PA1000 amplifier from Juma has fully working, smooth QSK able to operate at QRQ please?I will be happy for comments and experiences from…Continue

Started by Petr Ourednik. Last reply by Joe Jan 16, 2016.

HNY2016 from OK1RP

Hi all,I wish the best, healthy, happy and prosperous New Year 2016! See you on the air CW quite often... Best 73 to all friends.Petr, OK1RPContinue

Started by Petr Ourednik Jan 1, 2016.

The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending 8 Replies

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.

DZKIT Sienna at 70 WPM 3 Replies

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.

The Squeeze keyer

HI guysIn the good old days there was a danish keyer called THE SQUEEZE KEYER.They did use it in the navy and army and it is almost Iambic B but with only one DIT memory.It should give you a better…Continue

Started by Hjalmar Skovholm Hansen May 27, 2015.

Combined Keyer / Keyboard / Decoder 8 Replies

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.

iCW Question 1 Reply

Is it possible and/or acceptable to connect to iCW in listen-onlymode? I wouldn't want to create confusion by connecting andnot being able to respond if someone asks. I figure that I'm notready to…Continue

Started by Jim Johns. Last reply by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Feb 26, 2015.

New member needs help seting up- Mac 1 Reply

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.

QRQ CW QSO with other cw ops over the internet - just using your browser

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

Tags: morse code over the internet, WebRTC

Started by Chuck aa0hw Feb 14, 2015.

 
 
 

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Chuck aa0hw posted a blog post

Don't let HF STATIC get in the way of your QRQ CW copy - use the NOISE-REPELLENT plugin to reduce or eliminate HF static

brief LIVE demo on 40 meters RX - of using the Noise-repellent LV2 PLUGIN to lower(or even virtually eliminate) the HF Background audio static while listening to a CW SIGNAL(this plugin works well on VOICE too)https://github.com/lucianodato/noise-repellenthttps://linuxmusicians.com/viewtopic.php?p=84459…See More
Sep 18
Michel Spelier replied to Michel Spelier's discussion Wanted: proper AZERTY keyboard setting
"Hi Chuck,tnx for yr reply!I found yr reference text related to an Apple's keyboard and associated iOS-settings.The description is indeed what I'm after: with caps lock on to avoid the numerical keypad figures, to see the numbers above the…"
Sep 14
Chuck aa0hw replied to Michel Spelier's discussion Wanted: proper AZERTY keyboard setting
"There might be some hints here: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/260052/azerty-layout-with-direct-number-input "...to change the default keyboard in the system preferences, to “Français – numérique”…"
Sep 14
Michel Spelier posted a discussion

Wanted: proper AZERTY keyboard setting

In order to properly exercise, the standard keyboard should be altered.I am using a belgian AZERTY keyboard with the QRQ Application. (OS is Ubuntu 18.04.1)In order to type numbers I need to access the numerical keypad. Quite annoying...Any solution?Thanks,ON7EH, MichelSee More
Sep 13
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Sep 13
Chuck aa0hw replied to Chuck aa0hw's discussion CW KEYBOARDS from the days of yore
"From: https://www.ky4z.com/?p=3670   FROM:  https://www.ky4z.com/?p=3670 "So here’s what I’ve found out so far about the AC-1. The keyboard uses a diode matrix for the keying (the diode board is part of the…"
Sep 11
Chuck aa0hw replied to Chuck aa0hw's discussion CW KEYBOARDS from the days of yore
"This is the Drake Tono Theta 7000e communications computer. It was polular in the 80's and still is hard to beat if RTTY is your pleasure. Tono was a Japanese quality manufacurer of digital communication equipment and was way ahead of its…"
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