Monthly Archives: January 2011

Blog site move

Finally got around to moving my blog off my PC in the shack to a perminant home in the cloud. Shame I couldn’t bring my plug-ins with me. Advertisements

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IF Amp

My Clifton Laboratories 9Mhz IF amp arrived today. Loads of SMD and a tiny cct board. This is going to be a challenge with my eyesight 😮

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HF Antenna

As I dig deeper into this subject, I’m liking the the G3TXQ Broad Band Hexagonal Beam. Snag is that as this antenna has to be supported from the top, it will not be easy or maybe not possible to mount … Continue reading

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Finally completed the assembly of my K1KEL Winkey. Seems to be working now lets work some CW 😉

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Cobweb Antenna

While I’m waiting for my IF buffer amp and other bits to arrive, I turning my attention once more to my antenna. Having thought long and hard I am now decided to augment my Carolina Windom with a Cobweb for … Continue reading

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SDR Project

Just ordered my Z10000U from Clifton Laboratories. Pretty snappy service so far.

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SRD Project Plan

So now I think I have the outline of my SDR project Plan: Extract 1st IF from IC-746 (9Mhz). Purchase a 9Mhz version of the Cross Country Wireless SDR Reciever. Run Cross Country Wireless SDR Receiver into SRD Radio.COM SDR Console Client. … Continue reading

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