NOTE: Using my OWN call as a test since there should be no QSL requests..
I am inviting folks who are a little more isolated than others to pop in at 11:00am each morning.
All you need to do is get your callsign in my log and I’ll call you in for a 30-second over in time.
If the net is too big, I can invite a secondary net to drop down 3kHz etc.
Need a quick logger in spreadsheet format?
Confused? See the film here:
Make your decision wisely.
Tips for new Ham Radio (Amateur Radio) operators.
We have all made mistakes when we buy the wrong radio.
I give you some tips to work out how to achieve perfection. Well, certainly a balance!
I thoroughly recommend adding a dimension to your club station or special event station by live-streaming your event.
It’s not as hard as you think – and the tools are free.
Check it out.
I have since learned that some radios are more susceptible to causing this problem than others, however in my opinion, keeping your ALC to tick-over and no more will be the best policy.
Check the film.
We’re always told to check our house before accusing neighbours of local noise.
Oh heck, I wished I had listened nine-months ago!
Check my results.
So I had a requirement to connect my RE20 / PR40 / Shure SM58 / SM57 professional microphone to my Ham Radio (Kenwood TS2000 / TS590 / TS990s) and I show you an easy trick.
The pin outs are all over the internet, so I won’t bore you with them here.
But check the video.
There are benefits to both. Height above ground will kill a vertical. But do you have the height?
What a fabulous microphone.
Check back for review and shoot-out of RE20 and PR40 soon.
Many people have got one of these. But what are they really like?
I show you.
Some people aren’t quite sure how easy it is to build a mono-band quarter wave. They are cheap and extremely easy to build.
Check out the video.
Surprise surprise. I was astonished that a cobweb isn’t as bad as I thought it was, certainly in software modelling.
Check it out.
A G5RV is really a doublet, using the feedline to transform (automagically) some pretty nasty impedances to a suitable impedance for coax.
I explain this here:
I’ve discussed this before. 40m band quarter-wave does resonate on 15m.
But is it worth it?