Archive for June, 2008
I want to use my radio on HF bands, so I had to look for a reasonably sized multi-band antenna. I found that the 2 most popular antennas in this area are G5RV and W3DZZ. The former is fed using a ladder-line cable and I didn’t want to mess with it for my first HF […]
I’ve bought a used Weller EC2002 soldering station with LR-21 iron from eBay for 90€, so the days of using non-temperature controlled “soldering gun” is finally over :) I’ll buy a few new tips and a sponge tomorrow.
A few pictures about my new dual-band car antenna. I bought it on eBay. More images are here. As you can see, I can bend down the antenna when I’m going into the garage. It works perfectly, I can hear everyone from Tatabánya in Tata (distance: 10-15km) very fine. I even talked with HA1TN Noybi […]
Another electronic dance music mix, but this time it’s much lighter than the previous one, containing classic house and deephouse tracks. The next usual Dreamport mix is coming in a few weeks. I would like to record some sounds around the city for the new mix. download (mirror2) (141.7 mb, 54 dls, today: 0) (cue: […]
We’ve been at the BURABU on Saturday. It was a little disappointing, there was only a flea market for a short time (after 2pm, most of the hawkers began to pack and go home). But this was the first time that I was at a radio amateur meeting, so it was interesting as well. I […]
I’ve been at HA2SZG’s place this morning, we’ve put up his latest homebrew antenna, a dual-band J-Pole. It works fine, although it gives 1S value lower when connected to the ~20m H155 feedline. It’s definitely better than the previous 2el HB9CV. More pictures here.