Rare QSOs recorded on 20m: Tahiti, India, Philippine islands, Australia and Japan.
The weather in Iceland can be notoriously variable. Average wind speeds in the lowlands may reach from 18 m/s (40 mph) on 10-20 days per year but upwards of 50 days per Continue Reading →
Monitoring 20 meters with a Sony ICF-2010. The antenna in use is a tuned 43 feet end fed horizontal wire erected about 15 meters above ground level. The station heard Continue Reading →
Waiting For The Next Sunspot Cycle: 2019-2030. Article by: Dr. Sten Odenwald Astronomer, NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium Forecasters are already starting to make predictions for what might be in store Continue Reading →
Construct your own Slim Jim and/or J-Pole antenna. For details use this calculator designed by M0UKD.
My radio room renovations are almost completed. All audio cables have been replaced with Starquad cables and Neutrik connectors. All coaxial patches were also replaced with RG213 Belden MILSPEC cables, Continue Reading →
Joe Carr’s Radio Tech-Notes What is a “Good Ground?” Check link for info.
Interferences on the HF bands caused by Ethernet/Internet over power lines:
This afternoon my SEA maritime ATU was down for routine maintenance inspection. I used the opportunity to replace the RG58 coax patch inside the tuner with an RG213 coaxial cable. Continue Reading →