Getting the DX Cluster to Work on KST2Me

KST2Me is an application written by Bo OZ1M, and makes using the ON4KST chat pages much simpler.  It uses the Telnet connection to the ON4KST server so it’s also much quicker on slower connections. One aspect which always bugged me with KST2Me, and sometimes the ON4KST web interface, was that spotting DX to a cluster

Satellite Polarization Switcher

As many operators of satellites will know, it’s common for a satellite to fade out during a pass, even when the satellite is well above the horizon. There are a few factors behind this, of which I’ll not go into here, but the reason behind the fading is the polarization of the satellites downlink is

Sunday 4th of March 2018 08:24

Here is a picture of my V-2000 6m/2m/70cm co-linear antenna mounted on its new home in the SCAM12 (above the YU7EF… https://t.co/oYjeSVnSgu

Sunday 25th of February 2018 18:44

The control box for the satellite phasing. As usual, I used PowerPoint to make the front panel decal. Testing on lo… https://t.co/R7ibVMZFLB

Saturday 24th of February 2018 19:05

Time to mount the 2m beam and see if the PGA144 preamp (bodged onto a DG8 PCB for RF switching), and the 1:1 balun,… https://t.co/4OzY7aOjtr

Saturday 17th of February 2018 14:03

Eventually got round to making the 1.5″ to 2″ adaptor plate so I can replace the V2000 colinear, which sits at the… https://t.co/eUAylFRZvA

Monday 29th of January 2018 23:38

The 4m, 6m & 2m beams are back up. I still have to; install the boom support ropes (to stop the booms sagging), mov… https://t.co/dnINCpAapj

Sunday 28th of January 2018 23:13

Modded an old Brodit mount, I think is from my Samsung Note 2, to have USB-C and fit my Note 8 with the case on it… https://t.co/Y9AkHhZ5zK

Saturday 13th of January 2018 13:15

Just finished building my @DXING PGA144 preamp. I’m going to replace my DG8 with it as the PGA144 has a better NF (… https://t.co/NITgRwsQME

Sunday 7th of January 2018 10:29

Last night I fitted a @gm3sek mid-band choke to my 40m OCF dipole after getting sick of the RFI buzz on my PC speak… https://t.co/YNyTL5nwli