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Welcome to the Club / Thank you for inclusion =)
« Last post by N5VMO on March 15, 2019, 18:46:20 UTC »
I love to do /P operations with the rigs with QRP power level =)   I have a OCX-20, HB1B mk 2 and look forward to getting or making another version of the BITX-40 soon =)

de N5VMO Pat  EM25
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when you want Dave ?
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Welcome to the Club / SV7CUD
« Last post by SV7CUD on March 15, 2019, 14:32:11 UTC »
Hi de SV7CUD Panagiotis from Neo Souli Serron GREECE
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We will have to try a 30m sked sometime Pierre.
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Yes Dave, the selectivity is very good  (from 25 khz to 1000 khz en cw)  but my soundcard computer is not good and the sound is very poor  .... I must change my computer. In March, 2 qso for the moment : SM0BRF Roland and SM4LRA Chris on 30 and 20 meter.
73 Pierre  F5GSK
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Transceivers / Re: Mountain topper on the kitchen table
« Last post by GM0LVI on February 21, 2019, 21:33:09 UTC »
This morning after breakfast, decided to spend some time on 40 mtrs.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/PF6KgxKYVcWPrHUM7
Antenna is what I can a " in and outter " antenna. Ran wires from inside
to clip onto the longwires that run around our home in the tree tops.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ueti1iv54cKEi9Xe8
Was fun, packed it away at lunchtime.
73 & good DX to all !
AL7JK

Looks like fun John. And if if ain't fun, it ain't worth doing!!
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Transceivers / Mountain topper on the kitchen table
« Last post by AL7JK on February 20, 2019, 21:04:43 UTC »
This morning after breakfast, decided to spend some time on 40 mtrs.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/PF6KgxKYVcWPrHUM7
Antenna is what I can a " in and outter " antenna. Ran wires from inside
to clip onto the longwires that run around our home in the tree tops.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ueti1iv54cKEi9Xe8
Was fun, packed it away at lunchtime.
73 & good DX to all !
AL7JK
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Antennas / Re: What's your favourite antenna for portable activity?
« Last post by AL7JK on February 11, 2019, 23:18:24 UTC »
 Thank you for the sotabeams info Dave.
Will look into their products.

73
AL7JK
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Antennas / Re: What's your favourite antenna for portable activity?
« Last post by GM0LVI on February 11, 2019, 15:57:39 UTC »
Greetings Dave ! Having my morning coffee and viewing
your excellent photography at:
https://dxnews.com/gm0lvi-p/
 Any advice on how you guy your mast under such
windy conditions ? When I purchased my mast
the folks at spiderbeam had this webbing
sewn in a unique shape for attaching guy lines.
I've yet to try it.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Vbno7s7EgLFzfM7u6

73
AL7JK

I guy the mast at the 7m height and also lower down a few metres above the base. The radials which are made from fairly strong wire also prove a little support, though I try not to put much stress on them.
I did get that fabric guy ring from Spiderbeams but wasn't terribly pleased with it and now use a pair of plastics guy rings from Sota beams - these are slightly tapered on the inside and form a very snug fit on the pole.
https://www.sotabeams.co.uk/antenna-supports-and-hardware/?sort=pricedesc&page=2

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Antennas / Re: What's your favourite antenna for portable activity?
« Last post by AL7JK on February 11, 2019, 14:16:44 UTC »
Greetings Dave ! Having my morning coffee and viewing
your excellent photography at:
https://dxnews.com/gm0lvi-p/
 Any advice on how you guy your mast under such
windy conditions ? When I purchased my mast
the folks at spiderbeam had this webbing
sewn in a unique shape for attaching guy lines.
I've yet to try it.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Vbno7s7EgLFzfM7u6

73
AL7JK
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