During Eastern 2017 we, PA3AUV and me, where active on several bands. We didn’t QSO a lot. Just a quick impression.
Categorie: Outdoor QRV
Today I finished the qrp backpack. First I made the pieces of wood i needed….. well before i write a boring story. Here are the pictures. 3x 20m 4mm line to put the antenna in the trees. Quick lock hooks also for mounting antennas. It needs some detailing but the basics are here and it works. Even made a qso on 20m on batteries as test. I hope the next pictures will be […]
I wanted a field backpack for ages. Yesterday i figured i could reuse the sem35 pack. So i started drawing to see how it would all fit in. Stil in the drawing stage. But here is a glimps. It will fit a batterij 12v 5 or 7amps. The ft-817nd, LDG Z817 and my wire antennes. Also it will have the PL on the front and a charge socket with a switch to select On (batt […]
For this year we have a vacation planned to Luxembourg. So first thing to do is to find out what i am allowed to do with my CEPT Novice licence. One of the latest documents i found is this one: http://laru.lu/images/documents/amateur-radio-bandplan-LX.pdf From this see 2 interesting bands that I can’t work from home. The 15m and the 80m. So knowing this it’s time to prepare my field kit for QRP ops in Luxembourg. What i need: Good […]
This year during the 40th JOTA at my Scouts Club we wanted to do something new and different. As this will be the 40th time PA0AKS/J will be active, and the last time under his super vision. So we are building an ATV station. Here are some specs: RX : 10.3Ghz Hardware: Philips Satellite reciever, LNB with an 9Ghz L.O. (resulting in an 23cm rx at the output). TX: 13c, (2330Mhz) Hardware: Gigawave 10Watt TX, […]
During the summer of 2015 i wen’t to a scouts campsite called “PBC Austerlitz” and took my antenna’s and radio. It was a real outdoor, cook dinner on a fire, activation. I took the trusty FT-817, and the antenna’s. I used the G5RV Junior, DIY Longwire and the last day I tested my fixed DIY EndFed.