3905 Century Club- Lake Tiak O’Khata July 15-18

The 3905 Century Club will host its Eyeball QSO at Lake Tiak O’ Khata in Louisiville, MS July 15-18, 2021

The MFJ-3905 Century Club will be hosting its Eyeball QSO at Lake Tiak O’ khata in Louisville, Mississippi July 15-18, 2021. They will also be visiting MFJ headquarters in Starkville, Mississippi to tour the factories.  Martin F. Jue, K5FLU, Founder and President of MFJ Enterprises, Inc. will be the keynote speaker on Saturday, July 17 for the meeting for hams all over the country.

The 3905 Century Club in an international amateur radio club founded in 1977. For over 40 years the club has operated the premier Worked All States, DX and awards nets on the amateur bands and has thousands of members across the globe.

If you want to earn your WAS award or other fun awards this is the place to do it. We run nets on 20m, 40, 80, and 160m in SSB, RTTY, PSK and CW modes. We also offer over 40 awards.

Thee will be a lot of ham radio activity in Mississippi over that weekend. The Magnolia ARCLowndes County ARC and W5YD (Mississippi State University) clubs will be active on-the-air during the event.

Copied via MFJ email on July 12, 2021

ICOM IC-7300 Firmware Update Available

Go here to download update.

According to the Icom website, here some of the new features:

Changes from Version 1.30
[Spectrum scope is improved]
– A Scroll mode that can seamlessly change the displaying scope range, depending on the operating frequency, is added.
– A popup screen that displays when SPAN or EDGE change is added.
– The number of FIX EDGE memories is expanded to 4.
– Each band independently memorizes the Reference level.
– Improved the Scope function of the RS-BA1.


[Preset function is added for FT8 operation]
– A Preset function that can set each operation is added.


[Multi-function dial is enhanced]
– A Multi-function dial now works as a memory channel selector in the Memory mode.
– A Multi-function Menus Customization function is added.
– A function indicator for the Multi-function dial is added.


[Other changes]
– A Front Key Customization function that can change the function of [VOX/BK-IN], [AUTOTUNE], [△], and [▽] is added.
– A MIC Key Customization function that can change the function of [UP] and [DOWN] is added.
– The Band Stacking Register window is added.
– While operating in the Data mode, the receive tone control is deactivated.
– The default setting of the CI-V USB Port is changed to “Unlink from [REMOTE].”

Refer to INFORMATION IC-7300 Version 1.40 for details.

The Scroll mode for the RS-BA1 Version 2 software will be added to Version 2.30.

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