Author Archives: Dave, G8FXM

About Dave, G8FXM

A Radio Ham, mainly interested in Six Metres.

New Mast

My New MM0CUG mast has arrived and is now installed. Next job to run feeders to the mast and fit antenna. Advertisements

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HRD on Linux

Just for giggles I tried installing HRD v5.2438 on my Linux box and to my surprise it worked, kinda. My rig is talking to HRD via Wine port Com2 and PulseAudio works also. Logbook is complaining about a missing driver … Continue reading

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FT2000 Panadaptor now up and running

At long last I have a Panadapter of sorts up and running. I’m using a cheap DBTV RTL dongle plugged into the PC USB Port and feeding the DMU IF out “Scope Port” to the antenna port of the dongle. … Continue reading

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Winkey Server

First of all Happy New Year to anyone who may come across this BLOG. For a long time now I have tried unsuccessfully to get CWDAEMON to work on my PC. I was just about to give up when I … Continue reading

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Spitfire over the G8FXM QTH

Spitfire over the G8FXM QTH, 24th August 2013. Now I wasn’t expecting that when I left the house that morning. This was his second pass over the Panshanger airfield near where I live, his first pass was much closer but … Continue reading

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Contest Logger for Linux

Finally someone has decided to develop a serious contest logger for Linux. Check out for the latest news and code drops. Personally I cant wait.

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LDG AT-600Pro Auto Tuner

Just taken delivery of a new LDG AT-600Pro Auto Tuner and I must say I’m delighted with it. I particularly like the ability to connect an interface cable from the AT-600 Pro to my FT2000D TX REQ socket. With this … Continue reading

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