Archive for month: December, 2013

JT65 vs JT9 (vs WSPR?)

December 31, 2013 | Amateur Radio, WSPR | By: Mark VandeWettering

For the last several days, I’ve been running the latest version of wsjtx using my RFSPACE SDRIQ software defined radio, and just logging the results. Previously, for most of my JT65 needs, I used JT65-HF, but I was interested in trying out the JT9 mode as recommended to me by numerous hams. JT9 uses a […]

Some Musings on Crossword Puzzles…

December 17, 2013 | Games and Diversions | By: Mark VandeWettering

When I was growing up, my Grandma Busch used to spend time each morning doing crossword puzzles. Off and on through my life, probably in imitation of her, I’ve enjoyed sitting down and doing them as well. The Oakland Tribune (the paper I see most often) carries two different puzzles per day: the Daily Commuter, […]