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-====== JS8Call Now Faster ======+====== JS8Call Now Faster (or Slower) ======
  
-Last week, [[http://js8call.com/ |JS8Call]] released their version 2.0.  The big improvement is that there are now three transmission speeds:+At the beginning of December, [[http://js8call.com/ |JS8Call]] released their version 2.0, adding two faster transmission speeds (//Fast// and //Turbo//).  This week, 2.1 was released, adding a //Slow// speed that can work in even weaker SNR conditions. 
  
-^Mode   ^Bandwidth ^Speed  ^tx time    ^Mininum SNR ^ +^Mode   ^Bandwidth ^Speed  ^Frame Length  ^Mininum SNR ^ 
-|Normal |50 Hz     |16 WPM |15 seconds |-24 dB | +|Slow   |25 Hz     |8 WPM  |30 seconds    |-28 dB | 
-|Fast   |80 Hz     |24 WPM |10 seconds |-20 dB | +|Normal |50 Hz     |16 WPM |15 seconds    |-24 dB | 
-|Turbo  |160 Hz    |40 WPM |6 seconds  |-18 dB |+|Fast   |80 Hz     |24 WPM |10 seconds    |-20 dB | 
 +|Turbo  |160 Hz    |40 WPM |6 seconds     |-18 dB |
  
-The new MULTI decoder can decode all three speeds at once.+The new MULTI decoder can decode all four speeds at once.
  
-Tonight, I gave it a quick spin and got copied on "Turbo" by a station near Boston at -13 dB on 80 m (at 22:30).+A few weeks ago, I gave it a quick spin and got copied on "Turbo" by a station near Boston at -13 dB on 80 m (at 22:30).
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