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Monthly Archives: December 2012
I have to say that I had a really interesting and pleasurable experience today with (for me) the new ‘Olivia’ 16/500 data mode on 5 MHz. I started listening, replying to CQs and later calling CQ myself this morning around … Continue reading
I am using a British Army Racal made tactical dipole 2-30 MHz at my home QTH at a height of only 2m AGL! This aerial tunes on 80m-6m using the Auto ATU within my Kenwood TS-2000 however on the 5 MHz … Continue reading
Today I experimented with my Elecraft KX-3 TX EQ settings for eSSB. For my voice, the following settings were optimal for eSSB and AM: 50 Hz: +14 100 Hz: +6 200 Hz: -8 400 Hz: -8 800 Hz: -4 1600 Hz: … Continue reading
Finally installed a new coaxial cable system from my Shack to the garden. I can now use both of my two HF antennas at the same time with two transceivers. Using my Sandpiper MV6+3 Vertical with my Kenwood TS-2000 on … Continue reading
I started last night to use the GB3RAL.exe software by Peter G3PLX to monitor automatically the three UK 5 MHz propagation beacons. First results have been very encouraging and the software works great with my Elecraft KX-3.