Monthly Archives: December 2015


With inclement weather forecast over the Xmas period I was keen to try and implement some form of remote switching of the 144MHz and 1296MHz EME antennas. The antenna feeds terminate in a waterproof cabinet at the base of the … Continue reading

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Today I picked up a project that I had started at the beginning of the year. It uses the Raspberry Pi (RPi) computer to provide remote control of up to 8 events, each switched by relay. My plan is to … Continue reading

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10MHz GPS Disciplined Oscillator and NTP Server

Given that most modern transceivers today are available with a built-in TCXO module I was sceptical about the need to have a 10MHz GPSDO (GPS Disciplined Oscillator) as part of the equipment in my shack. That was until my interest … Continue reading

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23cms VLNA

Thanks to Colin, G6AVK  who did the ordering, I now have my DDK 23cms VLNA kit.  🙂 Apart from building it, the next step is to source some suitable relays.

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I built my 2m transverter with the intention of using it primarily for EME (JT65), driving either my 2m PA or at some point in the future as the IF for one or more microwave transverters. To ensure that I … Continue reading

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