2el 2m yagi

Antenna Project – Rabbit Ears 2el 2m Telescopic Yagi

Saturday 23 November 2019 – I had planned to participate in the WIA VHF-UHF field day, however the forecast temperature is 33 degrees C (hot) and we have a thick red dust haze (hot northerly winds blow red dust from central Australia) which isn’t good for the respiratory system. So the plan for today is…

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VK1AD WSPRLite 100 mW on 20m

VK1AD WSPRLite beacon past 24 hours to 0945 UTC 26 March 2017 Radio amateur stations in Europe, North America, New Zealand and Australia who report receiving my 20m 100 mW WSPRLite signal.  My antenna is a 40m OCF wire dipole with the feed point at 8 metres above ground level. WSPR Map – 26 April…

VK1AD WSPRLite – 100 mW on 14 MHz

22 March 2017.  Results of the past 24 hours of WSPRlite transmissions from VK1AD QTH on 14 MHz.  The table below displays unique reporter callsigns over a 24 hour period. My antenna is a 40m OCF dipole with the feed point at 8 metres above ground level.  The elements of the OCF dipole are aligned…

VK1AD – SOTABEAMS WSPRlite 100 mW

SOTABEAMS WSPRLite 100 mW on 20m Results of my OCF dipole antenna test using a SOTABEAMS WSPRlite unit on 20m at 100 mW.   My antenna is a 40m OCF dipole with the feed point at 8 metres AGL. 16 March 2017 – Unique callsigns reporting my 100 mW signal, sorted by SNR.  Greatest distance achieved…

5 March 2017 – VK1AD WSPRlite at 100 mW

For the next four days or so my WSPRlite unit will transmitt on 20m (14 MHz) at 100 mW.  My Tx antenna is a homebrew 40m OCF dipole with the feed point at 8 metres above ground level. WSPRlite configuration software Where around the world will the WSPR 100 mW signal be received?  I will…

VK1AD – WSPRLite 200 mW to Sweden on 30m

Another record for WSPRLite 200 mW transmitter this time on 30m (10 MHz) Today at 06:54 UTC, SM0EPX near Stockholm Sweden detected my 200 mW WSPR signal on 30m.  That’s 24,391 km long path or 15,640 km short path which may equate to 78,150 km or 124,655 km per watt.  My antenna is a 40m…

VK1AD – 24 hour WSPRLite at 200 mW

Results of my WSPRLite operation over the last 24 hours. Having operated the WSPRLite beacon into a 20m OCF for 7 days it’s time for me to turn my receiver on and spend this weekend listening for WSPR signals on 20m (14 MHz), I’m keen to receive a WSPR signal from K5ACL Austin Texas.  I…

VK1AD WSPRLite 200 mW to Europe

more on WSPRLite 200 milliwatts.. Overnight the tiny 200 mW 20m (14 MHz) WSPR signal was detected in Europe by IK1RGM, GX3WSC and DK6UG. My antenna is a 40m OCF wire dipole at 8 metres. Timestamp Call MHz SNR Drift Grid Pwr Reporter RGrid km  2017-02-21 16:30  VK1AD  14.097148  -26  0  QF44mp  0.2  IK1RGM  JN35uc…