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  1. Thread: digi mode on 20m

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    Thanks it is FT4 :D

    Thanks it is FT4 :D
  2. Thread: digi mode on 20m

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    quick video of the digi I am asking about. ...

    quick video of the digi I am asking about.


    https://youtu.be/THFIDzIpI00

    Cheers :)
  3. Thread: digi mode on 20m

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    I'll get a recording I don't think it's olivia

    I'll get a recording I don't think it's olivia
  4. Thread: digi mode on 20m

    by normd
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    digi mode on 20m

    Hi

    I keep hearing a digi mode here in the UK i don't recognise on 14.080 and just wondered if someone can tell me what is it?
  5. Thread: Interference

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    Sounds like you have RF on your outer braid of...

    Sounds like you have RF on your outer braid of your coax, If you put a 1:1 current choke balun near to your g5rv it should solve it. It did for me. There is loads of info online on building one but I...
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    Thanks for all the advice guys tbh I didn't know...

    Thanks for all the advice guys tbh I didn't know it was usual on 40 although I also have it on 30 & 20 as well but the attenuator does work. I have an ft450d as well so it's nice to know it isn't my...
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    I have looked at noise cancelling like the MFJ...

    I have looked at noise cancelling like the MFJ 1026 but they are expensive and can only cancel noise from one source so it could work as a last resort.
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    Don't think it has an earth just an so239 at each...

    Don't think it has an earth just an so239 at each end how would you go about adding one?
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    high noise floor, is it my OCF dipole?

    I have been having problems with a high noise floor for over 10 years, in fact it was why i gave up radio 5 years ago. I now live at a new QTH, my kids have left home and all of the tv's and other...
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    I have plenty of room just not front,back and...

    I have plenty of room just not front,back and sides I can only do front and sides if that makes sense. Vertical guy around back would fit if it'll work but from your responses and my own thoughts I...
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    24' swaged mast guy's or no guy's?

    Has any one got experience of these, what I'm wondering is will one need guy's? I am thinking of putting an 8' fence post 3' into the ground at the bottom of my garden and concreting it in to attach...
  12. Thread: G5RV question

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    tnx for the reply good to know it will work

    tnx for the reply good to know it will work
  13. Thread: G5RV question

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    G5RV question

    After a long break from ham radio I've decided to come back to the hobby and to keep costs down i am thinking of using a G5RV to start with. My question is if I install it as an inverted V does the...
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    I agree with kj4idh i made and used a dipole like...

    I agree with kj4idh i made and used a dipole like this and encased it in pvc pipe and had some surprising results for very little money and if left just as wire there that small there easy to hide
  15. Thread: Mini Dipoles

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    Mini Dipoles

    Has anyone used these mini dipoles like this one http://www.sandpiperaerials.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3_20_42&products_id=102 I'm thinking of getting one for 80m but i dont see...
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    Just one note, I have an X50 for 2/70 and...

    Just one note, I have an X50 for 2/70 and although it works i do find myself wishing i'd spent a bit more on something like a v2000. I miss out on some repeaters and other DX that people around me...
  17. Thread: 4:1 balun

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    Thanks for the info guys, I am waiting till I go...

    Thanks for the info guys, I am waiting till I go to the ham rally at Blackpool in April and I am going to buy some ferrite filters there apparently cheep as chips usually



    This is almost...
  18. Thread: 4:1 balun

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    4:1 balun

    Do 4:1 baluns cause RF on the outer braid of coax? I have an off center feed dipole and when i connect the coax to the 4:1 at the feed point i get what reads as a short or connection between inner...
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    Really 2 days 60 views and no reply's :(

    Really 2 days 60 views and no reply's :(
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    delta loop question

    I have a 4:1 balun doing nothing so i thought i would have a go at a delta loop, but was wondering if there is any way to make the physical size smaller. What i want is a 40 meter delta but only have...
  21. Thread: Really bad QRM

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    Thanks for the reply guys, sorry for the delay...

    Thanks for the reply guys, sorry for the delay getting back,



    Can say it's defiantly not this problem as i tried a test with every thing switched off at the socket.



    The ADSL thing is...
  22. Thread: Really bad QRM

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    Really bad QRM

    Does anyone have any ideas what could be casing S9+ of QRM on every band except 10m. The problem never changes at any time of day, I have checked it at various times between 6am and 12am and its...
  23. Thread: Hello from Wales

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    Don't put off using your m6, the longer you leave...

    Don't put off using your m6, the longer you leave it the harder it will become so fire up your IC-78 and enjoy!
  24. Thread: Call Sign

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    Well i passed the intermediate exam but was...

    Well i passed the intermediate exam but was unable to get my chosen call sign, not that it matters just glad i passed
  25. Thread: Call Sign

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    Thanks for the reply's guy's, I have tried qrz...

    Thanks for the reply's guy's, I have tried qrz but didn't think to check regional variants, but it's looking good for the one i want (my initials) so just need to pass
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