Digital modes in HF for strike groups and deployed units is a great idea and if the HAM radio community is invited to participate, may gain great deal of insight today. I am not so naive to think that is not already happening, just mentioning it. As a HAM myself, in Japan I used my personal HF playing around and was pleased with PSK31 and other digital modes. Software these days decipher a lot of digital modes and CW.
There are some amazing new antenna's coming out too.
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