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CQWW CW

December 11th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

This time I decided to go single band in CQWW CW. I wasn’t sure if 20m or 40m and went with 40m. I prepared a 40m tripple leg attached to my fiberglas pole. A fried printed me an adapter so I could extend the bigger pole with some elements of my broken smaller pole. I …
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CQWW CW preparation and SSB Sweepstakes

November 18th, 2019 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

At the weekend we had pretty good weather and I wanted to prepare a new antenna for CQWW. I decided to do 40m assisted low power. Wasn’t sure if I want to install a vertical delta loop or a GP with elevated radials. I decided the GP is easier to install and so I ordered …
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NA SSB Sprint 2019

November 18th, 2019 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

On the Swamp Fox Reflector I heard about the Sprint, I read the rules and they´re kind of similar to the DARC Sprint (XMAS and Eastern). As I like them back in Germany I wanted to give it a try but I was sick when I returned from a business trip to Iowa, it was …
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CQWW SSB 2019

November 18th, 2019 | Posted by DJ8OG in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

This was my first CQWW from the US. As I have no permanent station I installed my portable setup at my company again. I decided to make the antennas a bit different from my regular fast and easy install to maximize efficiency. I extended the 12m fiberglass pole to 17.5m and attached a 26m inverted …
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70cm Fall Sprint 2019

October 10th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Hamradio - (0 Comments)

Yesterday was the 70cm part of the Fall Sprint. I was already active on 6m and 2m and also wanted to do so on 70cm. I recognized the QRL QTH offers some advantages like power, A/C, seating etc but when it comes to VHF or UHF its all about QTH 🙂 As the weather got …
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