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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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More 27700 USB SSTV 30 September 2022
« on: September 30, 2022, 1550 UTC »
The band just opened here, some pics: https://twitter.com/HfundergroundC/status/1575875071381479430

I'm glad I built the 250 ft V Beam antenna. The purpose in fact was for 11m dx from Europe. ON5KQ suggested it to me, when I was (foolishly) considering a vertical.
« Last Edit: September 30, 2022, 1554 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: More 27700 USB SSTV 30 September 2022
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2022, 1613 UTC »
It works nearly as well as the Beverage for Europirates at the top end of 49 meters,too. May Fansome forgive me.

I used to do well with an upright "L", essentially a dipole with one leg going straight up. If you get the feedpoint about 6-7 feet off the ground it matches 50 ohm coax. I used them for both listening and pirating.

 

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