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WT2P 2017 Year in Review

2017 was by far my best year ever in radio, in terms of contacts made from the home station, even as we approach the bottom of the current solar cycle. This is all qso’s from the home station, it doesn’t count the qso’s made at the K9CT Contest station for …

WAE CW 2017

My 3830 summary for this contest is here I really like the QTC format of the WAE contests, especially giving them out. N1MM Logger makes it very easy.

Icom IC-7300 USB for Radio Control + FSK Keying

There’s one thing that was annoying me about the new IC-7300, and that was that the USB connection to the computer did it all: radio control, soundcard codec, PTT/CW. That’s great, and I could run AFSK RTTY. But I really wanted to do FSK RTTY. You could do it, but …

N1MM Dark Skin Themes

Before embarking on yet another weekend of radio fun in various contests, I had a dilemma of which logging program I was going to use. I like N1MM especially for the simplicity of SO2R operation, but at times the drab blue default color scheme (and the few other choices) really …

2015 ILQP Results

The 2015 IL QSO Party results are in and WT2P took 4th place, Low Power Fixed operating from Kane County in Northern IL. Most notably, my local club (Fox River Radio League) improved in the standings, coming in 4th place in the IL Club Category. Looking forward to the 2016 …

Elecraft PX3, Mid Year 2016 Notes

2016 has seen a lot of new additions to the WT2P station, including a revamp of the main permanent antennas, addition of a new HF amp and finally the purchase of a PX3 panadapter to round out the full KX-line (KX3, KXPA100, PX3). This year has also been an extremely …

WT2P Live Stream – NA Sprint CW

I was inspired to get a proper remote control and audio livestream solution setup after talking to DG1CMZ in Germany and him explaining and showing me how he accesses his station no matter where he is in the world. I finally got a nearly 24×7 audio stream running and also …