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Equipment / 22m beacon antenna
« on: August 08, 2023, 1635 UTC »
I have some 14ga copper I'm going to make a antenna outta of it.. what's the best style of antenna to use for my beacon? I was thinking of just a inverted V and be done.. any other ideas would be great.

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General Radio Discussion / Basic setup
« on: November 13, 2022, 1913 UTC »
I've got the PA and transmitter and antenna ready. I need help on a basic equipment for a studio..  Just Basic stuff for now and that I can run my PC into.

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Equipment / Re: a easy 22m dipole.
« on: June 03, 2021, 2125 UTC »
nice ok good deal! I want to direct feed it from the transmitter and keep the transmitter enclosure closest to the feed point.

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The RF Workbench / Re: Boxes for HF beacon
« on: May 24, 2021, 0052 UTC »
you could 3d print and use sealant or find a outdoor box on amazon with the gasket.

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any word on the 50s?

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Equipment / Re: Blackcat 22M Xmtr
« on: May 22, 2021, 2206 UTC »
you bet just ordered one due to that Just trying to figure out my antenna now.

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Equipment / a easy 22m dipole.
« on: May 22, 2021, 2202 UTC »
I am looking for something to throw up quick. I just purchased my own 22m transmitter to play around with.

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Software / audio editing software
« on: November 27, 2020, 2341 UTC »
what's a good program to record a show and put in mp3s to play etc.. i think i might just got live and wing it but want to try to record something then broadcast it.

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Super S9+10 in the Boston burbs. Nice hearing KIPM again! A weird narrative about storm drains at 2028 UTC.

you missed the clown story.. south of boston here.

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-65db on my flex monster signal.

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loud and clear here in MA.

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Equipment / Re: flex 3000 for a transmitter?
« on: November 22, 2020, 2303 UTC »
KE9NS PSDR version will allow the 3000 to go 10kHz wide. It will sound clean and flat. The PSDR audio processing will sound OK on music, but it really isn't designed for that. Better to use an external multiband broadcast processor if possible. You can feed it into the Flexwire line level input on the back.


Duty cycle? While the 3000 has good cooling, based on my own experience with digi modes running 40 watts, depending on the band, it will probably not hold up to continuous transmit despite what the specs say. At a 1.2:1 match on 20m, the temp rises to 70c pretty quickly and the fans run full speed during one JT65 cycle. Broadcast program audio would be different but with processing for loudness may behave the same as continuous tones.

I have the ke9ns psdr running. I didnt know i could go 10khz thats nice. I have 1 1.0:1 on the antenna on 6925 0 watt reflect..hy-power antenna company and the 80ocf is what I have.

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Equipment / Re: flex 3000 for a transmitter?
« on: November 22, 2020, 2301 UTC »
My 1500 has been tortured at 100% duty cycle AM and SSB at rated output.
Have no clue as to the amplified versions, I use a RM Italy HLA150 at half power(100% duty cycle) into the big box if needed.

rgg

i sere 110 watt peaks with 100% drive on AM on 6925.

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Equipment / Re: flex 3000 for a transmitter?
« on: November 21, 2020, 0245 UTC »
ya full power on the waterfall. they are nice mars moded. I have a flat match on the antenna. I don't have 220v in the shack yet and will be able to get ( 3) 3-500z's online soon.. production is my biggest problem now I'm  not good with putting a show together yet.

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Equipment / flex 3000 for a transmitter?
« on: October 31, 2020, 1854 UTC »
I was thinking of using my flex 3000 that is mars modd'ed. I am thinking of sticking to Ssb for now maybe am down the road.  I have a inverted V up about 65-70ft. Just finishing up some touches to do on the rest of the station. Anyone have some good tricks for the audio settings?

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