Ham radioPosted by Mikael Larsmark 2007-11-21 18:16
I'll be receiving some russian vacuum relays soon that I thought I'd make a new high power stackbox for my future 20M stack. I still need to find some 7/16" connectors but hopefully that will not be too hard to get hold of, I also need a good box to build it in that is weather proofed.
I designed it so that these combinations are allowed:
Where the * indicates that the antenna has been put 180 degrees out of phase. This is to be able to steer the take off angle of the stack a bit more, since sometimes signals come in from pretty high angles, especially during solar peaks. I will need to simulate a bit in the future and see which combinations are useful to implement in the control box.
Here is a schematic of how I will build the box:http://butthead.campus.luth.se/~micke/6x2_stackmatch/vhp_stackbox/stackbox.pdf
Ham radioPosted by Mikael Larsmark 2007-11-08 13:14
The supply is constantly growing, the stuff I have gathered so far is...
60m high rotatable OH8QD tower
30m 280mm wide WIBE
16m rotatable tubular towerAntennas
4 SQ for 80M
4el fullsize mono for 40M
2x6el mono for 20M (OH8QD)
2x6el mono for 15M (CUE DEE)
3x6el mono for 10M (CUE DEE)
4el mono for 20M (CUE DEE)
3el mono for 20M (Hy-gain)
5el mono for 15M (ZX-yagi)
6el tribander (Mosley)
+ some booms etcRotators
Big rotator for the 60m tower
I really need to find a QTH!
Ham radioPosted by Mikael Larsmark 2007-11-08 09:26
I am looking for a place to buy where I can put up all the stuff I have bought. I have gathered some equipment through the years and recently I bought SM2HWG big tower with antennas so now I'm pretty stacked with stuff.
The search after a QTH will begin for real when my job hires (if they do...) me for real but I have still been peaking at some places. You can get hold of like summer cottages pretty cheap up here, everything between 10 000 euro to 32 000 euro is what I feel reasonable, if it's gonna be for radio use only.
If I manage to find a QTH close enough to work so that I can live there, then of course it can be more expensive. First thing I'd do if I find a QTH? Put up a 4 SQ for 80M and a vert for 160M
Here is one object I found...http://www.hemnet.se/beskrivning/hemnet/26078
It's not too much land, only ~10 000m2 but maybe that can be bought more of it or get to borrow from the farmer who owns the fields.