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Antenna up

We are on location. Have built the antenna here on site. Swr not to bad and vu2dk coming in 55. Now we will start to call and see if we get some contacts.

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Mini DX-pedition

Tomorrow me and Ronny SM7RRF will go to Öland Island EU-037 and work some radio. Nothing exotic but a small portable operation from the cliffs just above the water. will be qrv on 40-20-17. Will post more info and pics … Continue reading

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New computer for the remote op

Doing some work in the radio room. Long time since I did something useful here. And long time since I worked radio. The new job takes a lot of time and since I live away during the weeks the family … Continue reading

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Long time no see

Tomorrow will be a strange day in my life. I will work the last day at the job I have had for the last 15 years. On Friday a new chapter in the book of life will begin. Interesting to … Continue reading

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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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