As TF1SIX was spotted on 6m yesterday, weather good, moon in good position, I decided to get my new yagi up to test. I had tons of problems as I did not find the top bracket on the rotor, so I had to make a custom bracket. The aluminium mast material available was only 70-60mm, [...]
After all the Es fun on 6m and encouragement from some of the EmE guys I decided to build a bigger yagi, I was originally going to build a 10 element but I was very sceptical about building a yagi with a 15m boom. So I opted for optimized 6 el yagi on a 7m [...]
After putting up the yagi and not hearing a single beacon for few days I was becoming desperate, so I finished my HRD + Ipsound setup and rigged the TS-570 for remote control. Now I sit @ work with the 6m band humming in my ear.
I can’t use the remote control to transmit, I [...]
The 6M yagi is working, testing with my father (TF3T) is scheduled to try to see if it’s really working, measure F/B and gain.
This is a picture of the driven element, I scratched my head for a long time, getting very strange readings trying to match and tune the element. There was a very [...]
My brother, Gudmi TF3SG, sent a email to the local amateur group that he heard a beacon on the 6m band. I have not been very interested in this band before, but decided to jump to 6m on the TS-570. My antenna is a short G5RV dipole strung from a tree to a scaffolding. I [...]