Tim LW9EOC will be active from San Andres Island (IOTA NA-033) 26 November to 4 December 2014 as 5K0A.
Active on 80 – 10m CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL via home call
Jim makes and then shows his tunable half wavelength dipole antenna. Using an antenna analyzer, Jim finds the resonant frequency and the lowest SWR do not occur at the same frequency. Read more
The Doctor offers advice about antenna options for the upcoming ARRL Field Day. Read more
The Alaskan antenna is meant for those who live in the higher lattitudes and need a little more gain. For us mere mortals who live in the lower 48 of the US, the Alaskan is overkill. It is h... Read more
Horizontal and elements rod kit On the models with 4 and more elements, we use an horizontal tie-rods kit, to prevent bending in the horizontal plane. In the very long antennas this kit is a... Read more