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Get Started with FT8 - An Introduction for Beginners

11 November, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

FT8 is a mode in the WSJT-X software developed by Dr Joe Taylor K1JT. In this video I show how to get started and make contacts with FT8, introduction for new beginners and even a pro tip how I know from a quick glance if the bands are open.

Download WSJT-X 👉 https://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/wsjtx.html

FT8 Operating Guide 👉 https://www.physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/FT8_Operating_Tips.pdf

GridTracker 👉 https://gridtracker.org/grid-tracker/ https://www.ft8.it/images/GTQS_0406.pdf

WSJT-X for the Beginner - Setup and Operation 👉 https://youtu.be/gtY2d4eSmm8