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The best way to make FT8 contacts with Japan on 160m

Cedric HB9HFN
Cedric HB9HFN Member
edited October 2018 in SmartSDR for Windows
My idea is to use the RIT with a value of 68000 Hz (1840 + 68 = 1908). Japan can transmit between 1807.5 and 1812.5 kHz. With the RIT you use only one panadapter / slice.



Another ideas?

73, Cedric HB9HFN

Answers

  • Pat N6PAT
    Pat N6PAT Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    I do the same for ZL's on 60 meters but I use 2 slices.

    Slice A is parked on 5357 with zero RIT and Slice B is set to 5357 with RIT set to 4000.

    This allows me to monitor both "normal" activity (US and most DX) on Slice A as well as ZL's on 5362 with Slice B.

    Often ZL4OL can be found on 5362 and he monitors 5357 from time to time. Then I can call him on 5357 and he replies on 5362 if he hears me.

    Have a Flexcellent day!




  • WA2SQQ
    WA2SQQ Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    My goal this winter is to get Alaska and Hawaii which will give me work those dates and 160. I've heard both hope that I hear them again!

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