Friday 1st of June 2018 17:30

Today, while in pain, I’ve replaced the RG-213 coax runs on the SCAM12 with Ultraflex-7. I estimate the weight redu… https://t.co/hmg5WWxZtk

IC-7300 CI-V Voice Keyer [Undocumented] Command

Manufacturers have had built-in Voice Keyers for some time now, Icom have had it in various radio models with varying functionality.  Voice Keyers are useful for many types of operating, contesting being the main one. As mentioned, Icom, have implemented the functionality of their Voice Keyers in various ways, but in all radios a specific

Sunday 29th of April 2018 01:33

Tonight I stated boxing my @DXING 144 MHz Anglian transverter. Just the wiring to finish. Planning to use it with… https://t.co/o18WOyACaM

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