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by VK3KQ
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: 1296, Microwaves and Opto
Topic: VK3 Microwave Activity Day
Replies: 7
Views: 2249

Re: VK3 Microwave Activity Day

Google earth says yes there is open ground :beer:
by VK3KQ
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 2016 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day
Replies: 50
Views: 6287

Re: 2016 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day

some photos for your enjoyment :lol:
by VK3KQ
Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 3.4 GHz QSO Party
Replies: 71
Views: 6592

Re: 3.4 GHz QSO Party

VK3KQ/p will be out and about. Will endeavor to be in a more reachable spot this time. Looking forward to it. :om3:
Could be very thirsty work on the day :beer: I will have to see if Mr LL is available for extra entertainment
by VK3KQ
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 2016 Summer VHF-UHF Field Day
Replies: 75
Views: 6750

Re: 2016 Summer VHF-UHF Field Day

House keeping will be improved for next FD. Stay tuned. VK3KQ/P will have some special additions for the future. :crazy:
by VK3KQ
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 2016 Summer VHF-UHF Field Day
Replies: 75
Views: 6750

Re: 2016 Summer VHF-UHF Field Day

Great weekend. Many thanks to all who provided the numbers to Vk3Kq/P up at Enfield. Lots of fun was had as well as doing business. :beer: :popcorn: See link. Looking forward to JMFD. :thumbup: See you then. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4Dnv4Jao8A h4Dnv4Jao8A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr8y...
by VK3KQ
Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 3.4 GHz QSO Party
Replies: 71
Views: 6592

Re: 3.4GHz QSO Party

Hi Lou, KQ/p will be out and about and very will very happily hand out some numbers. :lol: Can we have it go a little longer say 10.00 am to 2.00 pm for some guaranteed repeat contacts. :clap: Very happy for you to tell us where to go :shh: if you get me drift. I have 3 of the panels to convert into...
by VK3KQ
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Heads Up!: 2015 Spring VHF-UHF Field Day
Replies: 54
Views: 5286

Re: Heads Up!: 2015 Spring VHF-UHF Field Day

Looking forward to the Field Day.
We have done a little preparation work . :om3:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3L7GrN6PJg



Cheers
by VK3KQ
Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: RD and ILLW conflict
Replies: 41
Views: 1603

Re: RD and ILLW conflict

We use 80, 40, 20, 15, 12, & 10. 80 mts was an example of what happens. And believe it or NOT multiple antennas. Not worth all the hot air being blown around. I am going back to microwave. No clashes up there. Just smooth operators. :om2: :beer:
by VK3KQ
Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: RD and ILLW conflict
Replies: 41
Views: 1603

Re: RD and ILLW conflict

Well said Lou, However having first hand experience of the clashes(Cape Schanck) Been going since 2006 and every time the clashes occur no point in trying to Run a lighthouse activation. You cannot get a spot anywhere. RD fires and the band gets flooded. Tried to workin with the the Contest. W.O.T. ...
by VK3KQ
Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 2015 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day
Replies: 92
Views: 5511

Re: 2015 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day

A last addition from VK3KQ on the Chill of Sunday. I am extremely glad we remembered the heater. Otherwise Ralph was going to make a high speed trip for restocking of the heater. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Mi30-Hf5Gc

Cheers
by VK3KQ
Sat Apr 18, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 2015 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day
Replies: 92
Views: 5511

Re: 2015 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day

Also Ralph & Mike please bring your 1 watt Hand Held Transceiver for Special liaisons on the day. :thumbup:
by VK3KQ
Sat Apr 18, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: 2015 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day
Replies: 92
Views: 5511

Re: 2015 Winter VHF/UHF Field Day

Sitting in the shack right now building a new Contest Controller for our Newby! :roll: And a new rotator controller as well.
Getting prepared is our Motto.
May have to save up for some special warming fluids :beer: Extra heavy duty.
Ralph is looking for that heater as we speak Pete.
by VK3KQ
Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: John Moyle Field Day
Replies: 52
Views: 2644

Re: John Moyle Field Day

1 each are on order LL & KQ . next time will be in prime view . :lol:
by VK3KQ
Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!
Replies: 149
Views: 5823

Re: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!

Hi Dave, The Generator is an Aldi 2.2KVA type. Not Inverter. Works quite well. No issues with power supplies. No blow ups. We run a smaller inverter generator for the lighting. 1.0 KVA. Also a Aldi brand. Some of the guys from the EMDRC have been using for a while with no problems. Honda's are great...
by VK3KQ
Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!
Replies: 149
Views: 5823

Re: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!

Just taken delivery on my new / second hand 2.3 meter 1.2 - 2.4 dish. :twisted: hopefully bigger and better signals from the KQ camp next field day. got some work to do but should be ready for JMFD. All I need now is the light dimming gear. :shh:
by VK3KQ
Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!
Replies: 149
Views: 5823

Re: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!

Weather on weekend Friday aside was not too bad. Friday took some setting up time wise as there was more sitting in the tent than setting up at times. Oh for a sipper to calm the nerves! :beer: Friday evening all was set up then the problems set in. No TX on 2.4 & up to 10G. }:[ No Receive on 2.4G b...
by VK3KQ
Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!
Replies: 149
Views: 5823

Re: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!

VK3KQ Portable is listening all bands. Was Very Wet but now is quite pleasant :popcorn: :beer:
by VK3KQ
Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!
Replies: 149
Views: 5823

Re: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!

Hey Lou,

All done and updated. Station profile portable locked and loaded :twisted:
by VK3KQ
Sun Dec 28, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!
Replies: 149
Views: 5823

Re: Summer field day 2015 - 10/11 January 2015!

Howdy all.
Preparations are well under way. Looking forward to working you all up the bands. Beards are all the go this time. Just you wait and see :om3:
Have made sure our site is ready for arrival.

http://youtu.be/18apdMWY4As

Please be no Damm hurricanes this time! :beer:

Cheers