I decided to put the antennas up and take part in the ARRL contest as the WX forecast was good – specially so late in the winter.
I have had some issues with aiming the antenna as the feedback from the G-5600B has been very flaky – I found out that it’s very likely a [...]
I’m not a single yagi station anymore! After a really disappointing night – only be able to decode one signal I decided to get the other yagi and mount it horizontally. This meant for some last-minute fixing. I found a small carpenter shop that made solid shafts out of oak. I got some cosmetically flawed shafts for little [...]
I have gotten few emails asking for sked’s on 6m eme.
As my current working conditions are uhm… none – I can’t have a fixed EmE installation at my QTH. So I have this portable setup that I plan to use when I have good conditions.
Good conditions mean of course low degradation – but [...]
Today was just amazing. Just few weeks ago I got this crazy notion in my head to try EmE, and that on 6m, actually it was Lance W7GJ that spotted me on a cluster and looked at my locator/location and saw a opportunity. When I got the email from him something just clicked, I had [...]
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, [...]