Balloon Fox Hunt 2018

September 9th, time for the balloon fox hunt 2018. Wim (PA0WJF) and I decided to participate this year instead of visiting the Op center at PI4RCG. We are building the very last Fokzbox’s but they aren’t ready yet. So PA1OKZ lent his own Foksbox. ThnX Mischa, big thumbs up. As a back-up we brought the…


Documentry about the build of the REM Island

REM Island is a platform built in the Republic of Ireland and towed off the Dutch coast in 1964 as the pirate broadcasting home of Radio and TV Noordzee. Both stations were dismantled by armed forces of the Netherlands. It was six miles off Noordwijk. Construction and foundation Radio and TV Noordzee was founded in…


Field Radio Kit

Everytime I went on a fieldday or vacation i had to grab all my stuff from everywhere. Last week Raven (a sport fish shop) had a 20% discount week and i noticed the had some nice watertight cases. So I ordered 3. 1 small and 2 medium. So i figured i needed a antenna and…


Match fixing

No not Match fixing, but fixing the Gamma match. It didn’t have enough capacity to dip in the center of Regio 1 70cm / 2m bands. As the Arrow is basically made for satellite and for Region 2. PD0G build a replica of the Arrow antenne and he did an awesome job. Some more info…


3D Stand for the FT-817

Just an other quick fix, but it works fine. Source: FT817 stand


20 may 2018 Field day at Diffelen JO32gm

After a long silence… Yeah it has been a while but I am back. With an update about the nice field day with PH2LB in JO32gm on 20 may 2018 we had. We went to the “Distelberg” a man made bump near the “Vecht” at Diffelen. Made some nice 2m SSB Phone contacts: With 2.5Watt…


QTH move of PD5WL

It has been quiet lately on the radio front. The resaon was pretty simple, the move of the shack to a new QTH>. We moved up a few stories, 6ste to be exact around 18m from street level. And yeah I now have a direct view on PI2NOS/PI6TEN/PI6HVS. We are still building, so in a…


Wij zijn Zeeland – Zenderfanaat Terhole

Mooi stuk over een zendamateur in Zeeland. Bron: Wij zijn Zeeland – Zenderfanaat Terhole (28-03-2017)


RTV Aflevering Zendmasten / Episode Antenna masts.

[English below the video] Maarten van Rossum over zendmasten. Zendmasten zijn al in de jaren dertig onderdeel van het Utrechtse landschap. Al snel na het ontstaan van de radio-omroep wordt er onderzoek gedaan naar de perfecte plek voor een centrale zendmast in Nederland. For my English friends: Radio masts are part of the Utrecht landscape…


HAM RADIO CONVENTION 2017

 On November 4, 2017, the 57th Ham Radio Convention (Dag voor de RadioAmateur, DvdRA) took place in The Netherlands. Organiser is VERON, the Dutch radio society. Besides the official part, “the Radio Amateur of (last) year 2016”, supported by the Scientific Radiofonds Veder will be nominated, and several lectures will be given. The homebrew exhibition,…