Just Listen to Me – What do Digital Modes Sound Like?

Our friend John NZ9Z emailed remarking how neat the BARTG resource listed the ARRL Contest Rate Sheet was (BTW Highly recomend you subscibe to the Contest Rate Sheet – it always has something for everyone).

Often new hams and amateurs first starting in Digital Modes ask what does a mode sound like and here is the BARTG Link John NZ9Z mentioned and several others:

The British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (BARTG) wibsite on what the different digital modes sound like:
http://www.bartg.org.uk/Sound%20Files/soundlibrary.htm http://www.bartg.org.uk/modesamples.asp (Updated URL 08 OCT 09)  (MP3 or WAV Samples of: ALE, ASCII, CHIP, DominoEX, FELD HELL, FSK-W, JT65A, MFSK16, Olivia, Pactor, PAX, PAX2, PSK125, PSK31, Throb, SSTV, AMTOR-FEC, AMTOR-ARQ, DRM, MT63, sitora, sitorb, packet 300 baud, packet 1200 baud, and RTTY (170 shift 45.45 baud))

An overview of the range of amateur digital modes together with audio samples by WB8NUT
http://www.wb8nut.com/digital.html
(WAV Samples of: Amtor, Pactor, G-TOR, PactorII, Clover, RTTY, PSK31, Packet, Hellschreiber, MT63, Throb, and MFSK16)

KB9UKD’s exceptional collections of large number of audio samples of different digital modes, including many non-amateur modes (Nextel, TETRA, Pagers… dozens & dozens):
http://www.kb9ukd.com/digital/

Sean G4UCJ’s webpage of data modes and WAV audio samples:
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/g4ucj/html/digital_modes.html http://www.hfradio.org.uk/html/digital_modes.html (Updated URL 08 OCT 09)

The Amateur Radio link compendiums list more sites or of course you let google be your friend to find for more sites with samples.

Good listening!

73

Steve
K9ZW

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2 thoughts on “Just Listen to Me – What do Digital Modes Sound Like?

  1. Sean says:

    Hi Steve, just to let you know my website has changed. It is now to be found at http://www.hfradio.org.uk

    The old one http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/g4ucj is no longer valid

    73 and thanks for the link – I’ll link to you.

    Sean, G4UCJ

  2. k9zw says:

    Thank you Sean G4UCJ

    I’ve edited the post to include your correct URL and also found my BARTG URL needed to be updated.

    Appreciate your giving me the head’s up!

    73

    Steve
    K9ZW

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