Brisbane 10 GHz Activity Day, October 27, 2013 Iain, VK5ZD, is operating portable from the Gold Coast, whilst other stations are operating S/E QLD. A fun
I was recently considering the purchase of one these 2.7 GHz frequency counters, available from Jaycar and other suppliers. Although 2.7 GHz capability is very appealing,
Tech Talk at the Redcliffe & Districts Radio Club, September 16, 2013, “A passion for microwaves”, by Doug Friend, VK4OE. Doug discusses some microwave history, and
So far, out of the 50 units being built, 36 have been ordered, and mostly shipped by now. To finish off the remaining units, a final
Looking for some power on the 3400 MHz ham band? Toshiba UM2683B 3.5 GHz power amplifiers are available on eBay from AECI South, that become a
The Redcliffe & Districts Radio Club is pleased to announce the inaugural 5.7 GHz shootout Microwave Activity Day (MAD), starting at 11AM, Sunday 3rd of November.
ThunderBolt Display documentation has been updated to reflect the subtle changes of the V3 PCB. Please note: Alarm LED output polarity is different to the previous
As of this afternoon, 25 of the batch of 50 units have already been paid for, 10 of which have now been posted overseas from orders
These things sure don’t like high SWR, as smoke came out of mine once! I finally realised I was transmitting on 28MHz into my 50MHz yagi…
The FT-50R will drain it’s battery rather quickly, even if the transceiver is turned “off”. This mod will reduce the “off” current drain of the transceiver.
We take a look at sweeping an M2 23CM35 yagi for 1296 MHz using a Windfreak SynthNV USB powered and programmed RF Signal Generator / RF
I was looking into using a single VK3XDK PLL Synthesizer for both my 2.4GHz and 3.4GHz transverter systems. ie; sharing the one PLL for both bands,
One thing that became apparent when using a single XDK PLL board in a dual-band 2.4/3.4 GHz transverter system, is that the PLL’s limitation on producing
This describes how to modify a Yaesu FT-817, so that the +12V appearing on the accessory connector switches on and off with the radio. Normally, the