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A good day for 5 MHz DX

Monday 11th February 2013 was a good day for me to work new 5MHz DX stations. I had noticed that at around sunset Scandinavian Countries had been active over the weekend on both PSK31 and Olivia 16/500 data modes. I … Continue reading

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Elecraft KX-3 lightweight pedestrian portable 5 MHz station

Some of you have asked me to post photographs of my lightweight pedestrian portable station, based upon an Elecraft KX-3 transceiver. Pack contents are: 1. Elecraft KX-3 transceiver S/N #2640 2. Elecraft microphone 3. Elecraft paddle morse key 4. Elecraft … Continue reading

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Kenwood TS-2000 ATU compared with LDG Z100 for 5 MHz

I am using a British Army Racal┬ámade 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

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