This summer we went for a long (three weeks) holiday to Denmark. Near the town of Ebeltoft and near the beach of Egsmark we rented a house. When we where packing for this holiday, the initial idea was to not bring all my HAM-gear with me. Propagation isn’t brilliant at the moment and the car was already almost fully packed. But at the last moment I couldn’t resist and packed the trusty Icom IC-7300 and the FYM-deltaloop anyway. After a Continue reading
Remco PA3FYM is a big inspiration of many of my projects. This time he convinced me to build the famous FYM-delta-loop as a holiday antenna. Actually it’s a quite simple design from 2015 of the well known delta-loop. In Remco’s design of the FYM-delta-loop it is tuned for 40 meters. Not accidental because during the summer every night there Continue reading
Last three weeks I’ve been celebrating my holiday in Indonesia. We’ve made a roundtrip starting in Sumatra, Java and ending on Bali. Absolutely beautiful country! Funny thing happened in Ubud on Bali: my lovely girlfriend is making a photo of a nice entry to a house and suddenly I see the house belongs to a radio amateur YD9DP! That can’t be a coincident!
When arriving at home last friday I wanted to send the OM an email but unfortunately he doesn’t seem to be on qrz.com 🙁 Bummer! Anyway, maybe he read this some day and drops me a mail.
I didn’t bring any rigs with me this holiday. Of course we we’re using the plane to get there and I didn’t want to bring another 10 kg on luggage with me for making a few QSO’s.