Categorie: Outdoor QRV

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…


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…


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…


Eastern Outdoor activities

During Eastern 2017 we, PA3AUV and me, where active on several bands. We didn’t QSO a lot. Just a quick impression.


The outdoor backpack

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…


Field kit backpack.

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. …


LX6 – 2017 – Outdoor fun

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…


QRP operation from 28 juli till 31 juli 2015 from JO22pc.

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…