Olivia on 6m

Magic band discussion - antennas, propagation, operating, etc
Forum rules
By registering any account on vklogger.com, you are accepting the Terms Of Use ("TOU").
The TOU may be viewed at: http://www.vklogger.com/tou.php

Olivia on 6m

Postby VK4WDM » Thu Mar 03, 2016 10:06 pm

I have had a few 6m contacts on JT65 under weak signal conditions. Has anybody tried Olivia on 6m? Does anyone want to give it a go?

73

Wayne VK4WDM :om: (but always game to give something new a go :D ).
VK4WDM
Forum Diehard
 
Posts: 2077
Joined: Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:40 pm

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK3KCX » Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:55 am

I'll give it a go Wayne, I'm a big fan of Olivia, have to scratch up some sort of decent antenna tough, the best option I have at the moment is a 40M dipole.
Although I have heard a surprising number of WSPR stations from around the country, I can probably do a lot better in the antenna department.
VK3KCX
Frequent Poster
 
Posts: 109
Joined: Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:08 am

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK2AVR » Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:09 am

I'd be keen on trying Olivia, it has been on my TODO list for a while. I have a clear outlook north so working into VK4 on 6m should be possible from home.
Geoff
VK2AVR
VK2AVR
Forum Diehard
 
Posts: 444
Joined: Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:53 pm

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK5RM » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:51 pm

Hi Wayne,

I have tried Olivia 32/1K on 6 meters with Wayne VK4WTN many times when I was living in Brisbane with great success.

Anytime you want to give it a go if you think its worthwhile give me the heads-up on the Logger.

You will find some 20M Olivia 32/1k on 14.1065 9 (usb) most afternoons abt 1730hrs ur local time to set things up.

Rgds....... Phil vk5rm
User avatar
VK5RM
Forum Novice
 
Posts: 35
Joined: Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:00 am

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK2XTC » Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:54 pm

I worked Phil (VK5RM) on 6M on 31st Jan this year on 6M.

Couldn't see it on the waterfall but it still decoded.

If someone was to call CQ on 6M using Oliva , What frequency would they be on ?


Brian

VK2XTC
VK2XTC
Frequent Poster
 
Posts: 105
Joined: Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:47 pm

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK4WDM » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:20 pm

If someone was to call CQ on 6M using Oliva , What frequency would they be on ?


Hi Brian

I am hoping that someone will answer that question.

73

Wayne VK4WDM
VK4WDM
Forum Diehard
 
Posts: 2077
Joined: Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:40 pm

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK2HRX » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:36 pm

Compton
VK2HRX
QF56ne, Ryde, Sydney
VK2HRX
Forum Diehard
 
Posts: 503
Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 9:41 pm
Location: Ryde, Sydney, NSW

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK5RM » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:00 am

Hi Wayne,

I think vk4wtn and I just used 50.225 when we did Olivia 32-1k.

Phil
User avatar
VK5RM
Forum Novice
 
Posts: 35
Joined: Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:00 am

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK3KCX » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:17 am

OK, lets see if we can get a few contacts, my radio is on 50.291 USB @ 1500Hz on the waterfall Olivia 8/250 for starters. Move to 32/1000 if signal level is sufficient.

- David
VK3KCX
Frequent Poster
 
Posts: 109
Joined: Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:08 am

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK2XTC » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:54 am

Phil,

50.225 would be too close to the Meteor Scatter freq. of 50.230 .
You and I made contact on 50.090 , which is close the the suggested freq from the link supplied by Crompton of 50.086.5 but that falls outside the suggested window in the AU band plan for digital DX modes of 50.220 to 50.240.

So , how about 50.235 for Oliva 500/16 with and an audio marker of 750hz, and 1000/32 and 1000Hz.

Brian
VK2XTC
Frequent Poster
 
Posts: 105
Joined: Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:47 pm

Re: Olivia on 6m

Postby VK4WDM » Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:22 am

OK sound's good to me. I will keep and eye on the logger spots and when you guys down Sth are hearing VK4RTL I will put a signal out on 50.235 for Oliva 500/16.

73

Wayne VK4WDM
VK4WDM
Forum Diehard
 
Posts: 2077
Joined: Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:40 pm


Return to 50 MHz

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest