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8S7GL

            The coming weekend 16th to 18th of August I am looking forward to a large mass of amateur radio fun. Together with SM7PXS and SM7XWM I will operate 8S7GL from lighthouse Garpen during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. This operation … Continue reading

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My first tube TX is functional

Yet a milestone in my life as a radio amateur has been passed: A few days ago I fine tuned my first ever built tube TX for 80m. Great fun! I already have plans for more tube projects 🙂 The … Continue reading

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Loop antenna up

Last few weekends I have been putting up a horizontal loop, ” sky wire”, about 70m long. Today I brought in a 600 ohm ladder line from the loop to the radio, and I was able to tune all HF-bands … Continue reading

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Ice Cold

February 5th, of course it should be cold. It has been a wonderful day, sunshine and no wind. Still cold -9C during the day, but -23C at 4am this morning. The temperature calls for a day in the shack, but … Continue reading

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S-Match completed

To night I finished assembling the S-Match that we have been working on in this autumns education project in our local radio club. It is not really difficult or time-consuming to build the S-match, I have just been busy with … Continue reading

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New Toy Tested

A couple of weeks ago a good ham friend of mine offered to sell me his Elecraft KX1 transceiver. Being a weak soul, I could not withstand the temptation to own yet another toy. As I told earlier I have … Continue reading

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Saturday, half-way through the weekend.

For the first time in a long time I have been without duties or arrangements for a weekend. Something that paid off in some relaxing activities. Already yesterday Friday afternoon I went to my friend SM7PXS to drop off the … Continue reading

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