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Elecraft KX2 and WSJT-X Easy Setup

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Sometimes all we need is a little QRP transceiver, a weak signal mode and a good antenna. In comes the Elecraft KX-2, WSJT-X and a random wire. It can be used successfully in the field or at home (Ham Shack Portable). Although CW is preferred by many, you’ll find more opportunity to make short contacts (QSLs) using FT8. However, Morse …

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Setting Up Mic Gain and Compression

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What are the best mic gain and compression settings? Using the Icom 7300 and Icom 7610 I have multiple mics to use. Each mic is a little different. I’ll show you how I setup the mic gain and compression on the Icom 7610 (also 7300) using a WGA TR-2000 headset. It’s pretty simple and I follow the manuals with one …