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Linux.com: Fldigi and Amateur Radio on Linux

Feb 08, 2007, 09:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Dave Freese has just released version 1.2 of Fldigi, a popular new program for Linux and FreeBSD which enables amateur radio operators to join their radios and their computers at the hip and create a new kind of ham shack: a digital ham shack. Here's the story behind both the rising popularity of 'sound card' digital modes in amateur radio and how Fldigi lets you enjoy enjoy them on Linux.

"Hams use their own jargon, which is just as obscure to non-hams as IRQ, USB, or DDR are to non-computer geeks. I've included a brief glossary of terms used in this story, but for the inquisitve, here is a link to a more complete reference work explaining ham jargon..."

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