#10m ARRL contest day 2 – time consuming — PE4BAS Amateur Radio Weblog

SFI:70 SN:16 A:10 K:3Event: ARRL 10m contestSection: Single Operator mixed low assistedLogger: N1MM+ / FLdigi / CWskimmerStation: Icom IC-706 MK2G 100WAntenna: HF5B @14m aglAnd time consuming it was. It was bad yesterday but it was even worse today. I did my best but only a few contacts were made, most of them with dutch stations…

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DIY Mini Helical Antennas From Salvaged Co-ax Cable — Hackaday

[Mare] has a visual guide and simple instructions for making DIY mini helical 868 MHz antennas for LoRa applications. 868 MHz is a license-free band in Europe, and this method yields a perfectly serviceable antenna that’s useful where space is constrained. A metric 5 mm drill bit makes a convenient core.The process is simple and well-documented,…

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