After the previous success on WSPR on UBUNTU it was next time to try WSJT. I found an install package for an old version of WSJT but this did not have the ISCAT mode. So I turned to Roger W3SZ who was the Linux guru at the WSJT contest station for guidance. He showed me how to compile the current version from the svn. using the following method (type what is between the < and >)
<svn co svn://svn.berlios.de/wsjt/trunk>
go to .../trunk
I checked with the package manager and found I already had the libfftw3 and libfftw3-dev packages.
it did a whole load of things starting at "Compiling wsjt" and ended with "Installing into: /usr/local"
still in trunk:-:
after it finishes make sure you have permissions to execute ../trunk/wsjt.py
then I saw
"WSJT Version 9.3 r2589 , by K1JT
Revision date: 2012-09-17 16:13:47 -0400 (Mon, 17 Sep 2012)
Run date: Sun Oct 21 19:02:33 2012 UTC
The normal WSJT9.3 window opened and I set up the options for JT65B and after leaving the rig tuned to 70.0485MHz for a while I saw:-
Next I set it to JT65A on the WSJT frequency on 40m and saw:-
Also worked well on transmit