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on vacation this week I be there
WAS on 3.865 hollering for ya this morning BJ
should be two wire connector in front of the finals, just unplug it to disable the amp section, yes brown wire is correct.
if you want to add a...
Just put up a half wave dipole as high as you can get it.
My best guess is only a few percentage of ops actually have an antenna 1/2 wl AGL for...
QSO with BJ a few times in his mobile on 75 meters, lumped a good signal down here to Florida.
Back when he drove to work in the mornings,
KIDD just apply yourself and you will get there.
it is a lot of fun, and some disappointment as well
but overall well worth the effort to get the...
Hey KIDD you going to enjoy that FT1000MP mkV
I am using one here but I do put a fan blowing on the fins, helps keep it cooler.
so many features...
flip that switch!!!!!
Nice to see there is still home brewing and build your own.
Looks good, Even have the RF choke at feed point, Great job.(y)
cuts like regular wire
Copper clad steel wire, 16g and 18g,, best stuff I ever used on my quad antennas.
Hurricane predicted to hit on 2nd, going have my antennas lowered
I have had a couple of the older radios doing that, it was the metal pots corroded, one time de oxit fixed it, other time had to replace the pot.
Should be a 6AQ5 tube for keying, time to check voltages and caps see which one gave up the ghost
Now you are talking
Really enjoy seeing home brewing still being done.
Good job on sticking with it and fantastic on the contacts.(y)(y)(y)(y)
Dipole is a balanced antenna, coax is unbalancd transmission line,,thus the BALUN balanced to unbalanced.
They do help reduce CMC on the coax and...
N3ZI has a kit or used to have one for encoder, programmable for whatever IF freq you needed, always thought about putting one in an old Siltronix...
Morning Trucker Kevin. Set up looks basically like the one BJ posted in the tower picture in a previous post. The stand off with the 40/80 meter...
I had one, and as long as it is aligned correctly it works fine, but make sure the voltage on the finals are adjusted correctly.
It is a good...
I buy a piece of uni strut at home depot or lowes, you will find it in the electrical section.
It has holes in it and U clamps fit perfect. Cut it...