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FT8 & WSJT-X – Everything You Need to Know!

In this video I show how to setup and run WSJT-X on the FT8 mode, what setting you need for new beginners and how to tell when the bands are open!

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0:00 What is WSJT-X
1:24 What is FT8
2:26 General Settings
4:44 Radio Settings
7:48 Audio Settings
8:15 Frequencies
9:27 Colors
10:51 Setting RX/TX Audio Level
12:31 Other Functions
13:43 Band Activity & Waterfall
14:51 Getting Ready to RX/TX
17:56 Auto Sequencing
18:36 Responding to a station
19:35 How to Call CQ
21:43 Configurations
23:05 Is FT8 actually useful?
24:17 PSK Reporter Spotting
27:36 HamAlert
29:28 GridTracker

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