Directional antennas do have their strengths such as power over distance but sometimes you may need to use a good omnidirectional antenna to produce 360 degrees of coverage over a smaller area.
So this video is a different take on the traditional biquad antenna and I will show you how to make an omnidirectional biquad for 2.4 GHz.
wistv.com – Columbia, South CarolinaCOLUMBIA, SC (WIS) –There will be added voices over the air waves, aiding emergency response over the Total Solar Eclipse weekend and also on Monday, August 21, for the actual event itself. Amateur ‘ham radio’ operators will station in places along the Total Solar Eclipse path of totality across the state […] Read more
NanoRacks reports on a delivery of payloads to the ISS including three CubeSats which are part of NASA’s Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) mission. Houston, TX – August 16, 2017 – SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft successfully berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after their twelfth commercial resupply (CRS) mission launched from Kennedy Space […] Read more
Where is your signal being heard? Is your antenna working? What is the status of the band? Check out this video to learn about the PSK reporter website and how it can benefit you. PSK Automatic Propagation Reporter This started out as a project to automatically gather reception records of PSK activity and then make […] Read more
It was a now-familiar story in the July edition of the International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) newsletter, which reports that Radio Eritrea and Radio Ethiopia are still slugging it out i the 40-meter phone band. IARU Region 1 includes Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Northern Asia. “The hostile brothers […] Read more
New in Win4K3Suite: Spectrum broadcasting to N1MM+ Contest Logging Software Works with the Elecraft K3, K3S, KX3 and KX2. Supports LPPAN and the SDRPlay RSP1 and RSP2. Read more
The winning article for the August 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Youth DX Adventure on the Caribbean Island of Saba” by Ruth Willet, KM4LAO. The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue — is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QSTCover Plaque Poll web […] Read more
“In December 2016 the 4O3A contest station suffered significant damage due to strong storms. All antennas had to be removed from the towers. Repairs of the antenna systems were scheduled for August 2017. Unfortunately in July 2017 the whole of Lustica peninsula (where the 4O3A station is located) got caught in a series of fires. […] Read more
The Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) now is just a week away — Monday, August 21 — and more than 250 radio amateurs in the US and elsewhere already have signed up to take part. The SEQP is a special operating event organized by the Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation (HamSCI), led by Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, to […] Read more
Aug 14, 2017: Update to TQSL configuration file released (config.xml v11.1) — Config.xml version 11.1 has been released. This is an update release containing additions made since the release of config.xml 10.5 The changes in config.xml 11.1 are: In the Modes enumeration following approval and realease of ADIF v3.0.6 on 13 August 2017, added entries […] Read more