ARRL 50 Yr Member Pin
New Website URL
W5EHS has been re-located to a new web-server. It's invisible to the user (you). We have moved from a server on the East Coast of the USA to one (or more) on the West Coast.
About a year ago there was a hostile takeover (at least in my mind as one of the clients) of my original ISP web-account (servers in Ohio). All my 15 or so websites (including this one) were physically relocated to servers located at a different provider, as physical as data files can be...
Not my choice of service provider.
Trying a New Mode
I recently started using a new digital mode on HF bands. It's called FT8 and is intended for weak signal contact verification.
In my opinion it is not a human communication experience. The only purpose is to establish that two amateur radio stations (not operators) were able to exchange a verified minimal exchange of station call signs and minimal report data such as location code and signal strength. I have yet to see the operator name included in the exchange.