Diversity is beautiful. Let’s look at all the rig control options we encounter in modern and classic amateur radio transceivers and the ways to realize their best potential for digital modes and remote operation.
CAT Controls Stability And Rig Control Middleware
I vividly remember the struggle with rig control errors and PTT that seemingly developed the mind of its own. In many cases the reason for unstable behavior of otherwise correctly configured serial CAT interface is RFI.
Xiegu G90 Cables Build
For Digirig’s serial CAT connector you’ll need a standard male-to-male 3.5mm stereo cord. Things get a little bit more involving with the audio cable.
Multiple Simultaneous FT8 QSOs using a Single Radio
Is it possible to have multiple simultaneous FT8 QSOs on the same radio? Check out how I did it.
Mobile Version Test
Today I had a chance to test the Digirig Mobile prototype on the air. Several dozen FT8 QSOs concluded that it was a success. As a bonus to significantly decluttered cabling, I also had a more reliable CAT control.