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How to FT8 with your Kenwood TS-570D Relic Radio

This is an awesome radio! Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. Kenwood knew what was up, even back then!

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🛒 USB-Serial Adapter:
🛒 Null Modem Adapter:

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Kenwood TS-570D FT8 Chapters
0:00 Howdy Everybody
0:22 The Intended Audience
0:49 TO Theme
0:52 On-Radio Settings
3:34 How to connect the computer
3:52 How to connect the radio
4:23 WSJT-X Download
5:46 WSJT-X Configure General Page
6:07 Maiden Head Grid Squre Trick
8:03 WSJT-X Configure Radio Page
10:42 WSJT-X Configure Audio Page
12:05 WSJT-X Configure Reporting Page
13:20 Get your time straight
13:51 Am I being heard?
13:59 Where do I find a free spot to TX?
14:39 Can we make a contact?
14:53 Logging your QSO
15:24 GEAR!!!
16:55 Last Minute Pro Tips – Audio Levels
18:33 #1 Troubleshooting Tip
18:45 Set your ALC
19:49 That’s All There is too it!
20:08 Thanks For Being Awesome!