How it happened is still a mystery but both the 20m Optibeam and our Pro-Sistel rotator broke down in the middle of the October-November contest season. To be ready for the PACC contest (and Bouvet and Crozet DXpeditions) antenne work was scheduled for the last weekend of January. After 2 days of hard work in nice but very cold weather… Read More »Antenna work – January 2023
Today a lot of aluminium was removed to make room for new antennas. Our 40m moxon who was killed in action during the winter storms was removed from the BIG tower and also our small tower was cleared, both to make room for Optibeam replacement antennas shortly.
Today the moment was there to repair the 20m Optibeam from the damage encountered during the 3 storms which hit us within a 2 week periode. We quickly received the damaged parts from Tom at Optibeam maling it possible to do the repair work today. Luckely the weather was very fine for antenna work so all went well and the… Read More »Friday… repair day