Grant VK5GR has written a blog post now on the E6AG website that describes tips for working him from Niue starting in a few days. Hopefully this will help explain what I will be up to. Any questions, comments or feedback most welcome.
””The new digital mode FT8 created by the WSJT-X development team has taken the amateur world by storm. Officially only released in July, the characteristics of this mode are still being studied by the global amateur radio community. The 15 second cycle time and 90 second QSO time while decoding signals down to -20dB in the 3kHz AWGN channel make it very attractive for DXPeditioning as even under difficult band conditions, contacts can be maintained at roughly 20-30 an hour (a far cry from the 10-15 on JT65). While not as good as RTTY (where 60/hour is possible) in terms of QSO rate, its weak signal performance make it a serious contender………..
….Read more on this link…. http://e6ag.net/?page_id=246