What follows is an update of the setup and testing of my Solar Powered Portable Cross-band Repeater described in the link. It could not be much hotter conditions for my area. Even though the official temps were high 90's for this week in August, my thermometers at the house always read 6-10deg F higher than the … Continue reading Field Test of Portable Solar Powered Repeater
Since getting WSPR working, the first thing I needed to know was how would setting up my antenna in NVIS or Sloper, change the effectiveness of my signal? Would I loose close in contacts to more DX if I didn't stay with a "traditional" NVIS setup? Enter WSPR and two days of testing. I setup … Continue reading NVIS vs. Sloper
RIG: FT-817 @ 5W Samsung Galaxy Pro SM-T320 Tablet WSPR Beacon App Wolphi-Link MFJ-941E tuner, tuning to 30M on 40M Dipole I had tried this program many times before in a different location with my CHA Hybrid-Micro with no success. With this compromised antenna I was able to reach W6DAN (300 miles) and weakly into KR6ZY … Continue reading First WSPR Success!