This article also applies to: Yaesu FT-7800, FT-7900, FT-8100, FT-8800, and FT-8900 Having just recently acquired a pair of Yaesu FT-7800R VHF/UHF Twinband transceivers, a programming
“TIM” is the gunk that improves heat transfer from the device you’re attempting to cool down, to the heat sink. Also known as heat sink compound!
A Trimble ThunderBolt GPS Disciplined Oscillator (GPSDO) is the main 10 MHz station reference, and was originally built into a dual-band 2.4/3.4 GHz transverter system. Now
The dual-band 2.4/3.4 GHz transverter system currently runs a Toshiba UM2784B Power Amplifier on 3.4 GHz, nominally 8 watts output, as seen on the right, mounted
The DL2AM 10 GHz 10 Watt Power Amplifier arrived recently, and was “unboxed” today. (Click on the pictures, to see them full-size) Manufactured by Philipp Prinz,
All ThunderBolt Displays have now been sold. That makes a total of 130 units out there, assembled in 3 production batches (Dec 2011, Nov 2012 and
Post by N1JR » 08 Jun 2012, 21:03 I sometimes use “Lady Heather” monitor software on my computer for my Thunderbolt. I have noticed that when
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