How Did You Radio Today?

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by VK4HAT, Aug 11, 2018.

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  1. DL4QB

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    Portable with vertical Spiderbeam on balcony and Yaesu 891, very small setup. I´ve fun on this little island here at the moment. Take a look to the wiki :)

    North Sea ISLAND - Wangerooge, IOTA EU-047




    73 Andre / DL4QB
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  2. VK4HAT

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  3. VK6ZGO

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    Andre is girt by sea!:D
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  4. VK4HAT

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    Lol well played.
  5. KD2ACO

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    Mau KD2TOE and I are plotting out his antenna farm. He'll be good for 40m-70cm when all of the parts get here.


    He's checking his compass while we're picking which backyard corner to put a mast up in.

    His shack is conveniently right next to where the power enters the building, so the grounding block and cable feed-through is easy.
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  6. K6AQ

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    Bought a set of ferrites from HRO yesterday and managed to fix the issue with my Wi-Fi access point (UniFi UAP-AC-HD powered via PoE) rebooting itself during >50W transmissions through my magloop on 20m. I only needed two of them (one on the power cord to the PoE injector and one on the Ethernet cord leading away from the injector) so I should have enough to resolve any other noise that I can detect and get down. Just need to get some time when no one's home so I can cut the power and start narrowing down noise sources.
  7. N0TZU

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    Today I’m finally taking my K3 apart to find and fix a very annoying little rattle when the speaker outputs 300 to 400 Hz.

    It’s always the little stuff that drives you crazy!
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  8. KF5KWO

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    Finished putting this on the wall to accomodate coax feedlines, now need to do the other side but need to go to Lowe’s to get a diamond-crusted blade to cut out a rectangle in the stucco.
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  9. W4NNF

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    Nothing but boomers and torrential rain off and on for the last couple of days. I have managed to connect an antenna between storms and get on 40 in the mornings, though. :)
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  10. VK4HAT

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    Story of my life (jokes) seriously, I am cleaning up my workbench, it was a mess with crap everywhere and contemplating the meaning of life, ham radio and where to go and what to do next.

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