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Showing posts from March 25, 2017

474.2 kHz

27 and 28 March    Aurora  no WD2XSH/17  decodes

last night with repaired antenna  25 March
50+ decodes again
strongest -9  no other TA signal here
2017-03-26 01:14  WD2XSH/17  0.475640  -9  0  FN42pb  5  PA0O  JO33hg  5630  49 

Desktop QTX s QRP  but  been decoded  by WD2XSH/17 and N1BUG

WD2XSH/17 last night  14  decodes rather weak  -23dB  at best

Today in beautiful weather I showed my antenna's to Marten PA3EKM he brought me the right type s left - right manipulator switch for the 630m tuner.
Then saw the W- Beverage was broken most of the wire laying on the ground and in the ditch but it still receives. 

 2017-03-24 23:52  WD2XSH/17  0.475641  -28  0  FN42pb  5  PA0O  JO33hg  5630  49  2017-03-24 22:20  PA0O  0.475643  -26  0  JO33hg  0.2  EA8/DL9XJ  IL18sm  3335  224  but first time spotted in EA8

Now with the IRFP4227   in the QTX instead of the IRF540Z types
 I had no more blown FET's even not with a short in the coax
It is fail save now.

And  easier remote tuning the V…