Kees PA3BWD tells his story: Friday along with Arnold PB0AIC (thankfully) the 15 meter antenna lowered. We began at 13.00LT and went home when it was properly dark. Next Saturday up early (6 am) to go then at 08.00 to the location. Ronald was already there to work K5P and / or VP8STI. The idea was to place in each rotor pipe part… Read More »Antenna work 22/23 january 2016
Alles over uit te voeren werkzaamheden
Today Kees PA3BWD and Dervin PD9DX had another day at the office. On the agenda: VK9WA and S79C, but more important replacing the WARC/10m rotator which broke during the CQ WW SSB.
As you might have seen on Twitter we had problems with our new 15m yagi. During the winterstorms in december 2014 the 6 element Optibeam for 21Mhz came loose from the rotator and freely turned where the wind pushed it. Off course cables etc. where cut off. January 31th We toook the tower down to modify the rotator and replace… Read More »Another day of Antenna work
Today Kees PA3BWD, Florian PB8DX and Alex PA1AW replaced the faulty A3WS with a new DB17-12 by Hygain. Despite the windy weather we pushed this through as we like tob e ready for EP6T with our president Ron PA3EWP on the team. Unfortunately we found out the storm during last week caused serious damage to our antenna’s: · The 160m… Read More »Antennawork after the storm