Monthly Archives: July 2011

40m delta loop – Cloud warmer?

It has been suggested that my 40m horizontal delta loop could be described as a ‘cloud warmer’ and to be fair that’s reasonable as it was designed and built for NVIS propagation. Last night I was very pleased to work … Continue reading

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BT have finally fixed my phone line

After the lightning strike just over a month ago, BT Openreach came to my house and performed a ‘temporary’ repair to get my phone line working again.  This consisted of bypassing a broken pair of conductors and using another pair … Continue reading

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Days 206, 207 and 208 – I’ve got data modes again

I’ve still got a lot of things happening at home and work.  We’re ramping up towards a major event at work happening in a couple of weeks so there’s a lot of preparation going on.  That’s not stopping me from … Continue reading

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Days 203, 204 and 205 – A quiet few days

Weekends are normally busy on the wireless for me but this weekend was quite different.  We all left home mid morning on the Saturday and returned home late evening on Sunday so I had no real time to play radio. … Continue reading

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Days 200, 201 and 202 – Finding more damaged stuff

Not much to report for these three days, on day #200 I worked DL4FL, Henry on 40m followed by 9H4JX, Jason on 17m. On day #201 I spoke to DL9AKA on 40m and I had two QSOs on day #202, … Continue reading

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My insurance has paid out in full

I’m very pleased to be able to post this quick update to say that my insurance has paid out for everything I claimed.  There was a very minor adjustment to one price I submitted where they’d found an item slightly … Continue reading

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Days 197, 198 and 199 – The RSGB Convention

I started off on day #197 by working a few stations in some contest or other, I worked EC7DND, RM3Q, 4O3A, EA5GS and RY7Y on 20m followed by DQ60SAAR and DG1EA on 40m. After that I spoke to UT7Y, S53EO, … Continue reading

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