FT-8 fun During last JOTA (2019) I tried FT-8 for the first time. Initially making all the beginners mistakes (using an old version of wsjt-x, wrong sound levels etc). I picked it up later at home when I put up the 40m deltaloop for the weekend. Then the FT-8 fun really started. Since then my new radio room became available. I put down a temporary desk so I can attach my radio’s, pc and such. After a week or so it really started to itch Continue reading

Shack in boxesThere is currently not much happening in the radio area, all the radio stuff is packed in boxes these days (shack in boxes). The reason for this is a renovation in our attic. This spring an extra dormer will be placed and the attic will be split up in two separate rooms. Those will be the new rooms of the two boys. The internal move will free up a room which is now the old baby room. This will be my new ‘man-cave’ Continue reading