Updated 2018-09-17

Digital Modes

WSJT Software (off-site) provides a rich set of tools for the VHF operator including FT8, EME and Meteor Scatter.

Read this 2017 article by Marshall K5QE for tips: VHF+ Contesting and the Digital Modes (off-site)

Common Frequencies

In the Pacific Northwest, the VHF frequencies (our watering holes) for digital modes are:

Band FT8 MSK144
6 m 50.313 MHz 50.260 MHz
2 m 144.174 MHz 144.250 MHz
1¼ m 222.080 MHz MSK144 ? Very little regional activity.
70 cm 432.075 MHz MSK144 ? No activity except contests.

Questions and updates to our e-mail reflector (off-site) while these details get settled.