Articles with tag “weak-signal”

N6NB VHF/UHF Quad Antenna

N6NB VHF/UHF Quad Antenna drawingI'm interested in VHF and higher bands.  Unfortunately my current home doesn't permit me to really dive into these bands like I'd prefer (with LOTS of big antennas!).  So, to get my fix, I'm hoping to build a rover station that I can use go catch some new grids and …

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Weak-signal VHF/UHF/Microwave

I am, or have been at one time or another, been active on 6m, 2m, 70cm, and 23cm VHF and UHF bands.  (I've also experimented with some mesh networking on 2.4GHz (13cm band) so maybe I can claim another band?)  All of the weak-signal work (2m through 23cm) was …

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New antennas up in the air.

image0It was hot this afternoon but I was able to get two of the three planned antennas up. Tomorrow is the ARRL UHF Contest so hopefully I'll be ready (still have to trim a limb or two out of a tree).

Top antenna is 23cm (1278MHz) and the lower one …

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Found a UT-10

Last night eBay sent me an e-mail saying it had located a UT-10 for me. I jumped on it! I've been looking for one of these for about two years. The price was right, too, so now I'll have 1.2GHz in the TS-790A in a couple of weeks! Oh …

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