Tuning the dipole using the 1:1 Balun

I had some time yesterday afternoon to tune up the wire i am using with the 1:1 Balun┬ádipole project. I set myself up outside and ran out the dipole as I would deploy it for a SOTA activation. The antenna was too long as expected given how I had cut the wire!   I started…

50MHz Lunchtime Opening.

Sometimes, the magic band is just that, Magic. I was at home on my lunch break, and VKLogger suggested conditions were good, so i connected the OCF dipole and changed to 50MHz, to discover and work ZL2WHO – Mark in Palmerston on the north island, as well as into Vk5/7/4 and 2.. Not bad for…