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Testing of the 40m Loop Continues

Here is a plot of my 24hr 1W WSPR signal using the 40m Magnetic Loop Antenna:

Next up tested PSK31 and JT65 with 20-30W of power. 211 more words

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40m Magnetic Loop Antenna with Modifications 

Here is the final version of my 40m magnetic loop antenna using my homebrew hi-voltage variable capacitor. As I mentioned yesterday, I fixed an issue with the variable capacitor feed screw. 86 more words

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Modification to Hi-voltage Capacitor

Made a modification to the High Voltage capacitor today. I added a washer to keep the captive nut on. Seems to work well.

I am ready for my next field test of the 40m loop. 19 more words

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JT65 with TS-820s on 40m without blowing a fuse

  • Audio connected between computer and radio speaker and phone in connectors.
  • RIT/VOX being used to rx at 7.076 and tx at 7.077.1
  • WSJT-X and Pulse Audio Volume Control installed on Ubuntu 16.04.
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40m Loop Update

I ran 1W WSPR on the 40m Magnetic Loop Antenna for about 18 hours before impending inclement weather forced me to bring it down.Here is what is looks like when taken down: 61 more words

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40m Magnetic Loop Antenna

Finally got around to finishing the 40m magnetic loop antenna. This antenna is designed to be easily deployed and used as an NVIS antenna with up to 100W. 255 more words

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Domestic Violence Victim Awarded $40m After Surviving 5hrs Of Brutal Torture From Boyfriend

A domestic abuse victim was been awarded a $40million payout against her then-boyfriend after he stabbed and violated her for hours before leaving her for dead. 252 more words