JT65 Digital Mode HF Radio

Ham radio is no longer all about a guy with a mic and a stack of radios plugging away in analog radio, looking for far away contacts.

Now, there are many new digital modes becoming popular– fusing computers and radio together.

JT65 is one of those digital modes that melds a computer and software into the ham experience, and yielding something like an internet modem– without the internet.

JT65 operators can send images, forms, chat, and more, including using frequencies BELOW the audible range.

Here’s a quick introduction to JT65 for beginners from HamRadioConcepts.

Free software to run on JT65 is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac: