Tuesday, July 16, 2019

JS8Call: My first contact

The very popular FT8 mode has its place for 'rubber stamp' exchanges but isn't a chat mode. 

News crept out of a more conversational version called FT8Call where you could enter free text. 

That morphed into JS8Call. 

It was under development for a while. 

Now you can download the release version and start chatting keyboard to keyboard under weak signal conditions. 

What's JS8Call like? Watch this video, of my first JS8Call contact, and find out! 

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