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PI4COM will be in the PACC contest the upcoming weekend

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A bit limped but PI4COM will be a Multi2 entry in the PACC contest the weekend of February 11 & 12, 2023. The PACC contest is always on the 2nd full weekend of February. The first contest was held in 1955. For DX participants the Dutch provinces are the multipliers. It’s a 24 hour contest in mixed mode CW/SSB. You… Read More »PI4COM will be in the PACC contest the upcoming weekend

Antenna work – January 2023

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How it happened we still do not know but in the middle of the 2022 CQWW contests our main tower with the 20m and 10m yagi’s on it gave problems again. For the 2nd time in 8 months the new Optibeam 20M5 had a mechanical failure at the feeding system and the ProSistel rotator in the tower started to show… Read More »Antenna work – January 2023

Five Nine One Four

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The SSB contest of the year is history. Due to various reasons the team was a party of 4 with only 1 (one) fulltime operator. Result: very long shifts, especially the first day but maximum fun!! The raw result: Operators: PD9DX, PA1CC, PA3EWP and PA1AW. A little action gallery, unfortunately no photographer on duty to maximize radio time: Next stop:… Read More »Five Nine One Four

A hard day’s work….

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This friday and saturday there was a lot of activity at the PI4COM station. On friday we built the new Optibeam OB40-2 yagi for 40m and the OB11-5 multiband yagi for the multiplier station. On saturday the big crane was there to get both antennas in their towers. We are ready for the contest season……

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