Monthly Archives: March 2011

Receiver and oscillator working together

Yipii.. I finished building the oscillator board tonight. And then it was time to connect it to the receiver board and antenna for the first time. Power on and nothing heard. checking oscillator with the scope.. flat.. nothing. Hm.. moved … Continue reading

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Rig is moving on

2 boards almost finished. I still have some touch up to do. Sorry for the dark picture but used the Iphone cam

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build progress

Long time since I did some work on the rig project. Have been sick and was missing some components. But now its full speed ahead. Oscillator board and cw sidetone board is almost done. And receiver board too. Weekend project … Continue reading

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Antenna work brings DX

Have gotten some problems with my old HF6V vertical during the winter. oxide and corrosion and stuff. Spent some time yesterday solving the worst things and bringing back to resonance. First QSO made was 4S7NE on 30m, gave my call … Continue reading

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CWspeed released. A great Iphone cw app

The morse code trainer app  for Iphone, CWspeed I wrote about in a previous comment is now released on Appstore. You can try the free version and see if yoy like it. But I can assure you its worth to spend … Continue reading

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Monster on the run

Our own little monster out and playing around in the snow.

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First real springday here. Sitting on the terrace enjoying the sun and dreaming about new antennas.

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Problems with Oscillator

Signal seems to be a bit unstable. Almost finished with Oscillator card but problem with unstable frequency when listnening to the signal from my IC-703. This is what it looks like in the waterfall. of a PSK-31 program.

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Shack upgraded

Have put in a 20MHz digital scope and a 2 channel current limiting power supply. Convenient tools when building stuff. Signal generator next on the wish-list. Power supply and Scope to the left. I bought an Ikea Rast bedside table … Continue reading

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New very cool Iphone app

I´m beta testing a new app for Iphone. Its called CWspeed and is made by SA6BNV Åke. Its a very nice app for practice your CW skills, both for a beginner and for someone who wants to improve their speed. … Continue reading

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