Radio Projects

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The pages in this section deal with anything radio related. Such items covered are the building on various antennas such as the Cushcraft MA5B mini-beam and the Comet H-422 rotary dipole.

Also mentioned are several of the antennas by SteppIR.
I have been involved in the builds of the vertical antenna the SteppIR BigIR, the 2 element SteppIR, the 4 element SteppIR and also the 4 element SteppIR with the 30 & 40M add on kit so I have a basic understanding how they work. K800_DSC00599

Several photographs will also be shown but many more will be found in the Gallery under the various categories listed.

Additionally there is a section that gives operating advice (from a Belgian operator), K800_SNV30261advice and help that you may or may not find helpful.

I have also included the erection of a ‘Tennemast’ 15m free standing antenna mast that is currently in use here at my QTH. It shows photo’s from the preparation of the base right through to the adding of the cage and subsequent antenna(s). The mast is ideal for anyone who can only manage a small mast due to planning, size of property or other local restrictions. I guess it all depends on your level within the hobby but nevertheless it’s sufficient for my needs!

The final item of the moment is the modification i have done to the Acom 1000 Amplifier. The modification only consists of adding a second fan to the unit and again, you may or may not find it useful.

Enjoy the information and if you have any comments both constructive or not, by all means drop me an Email or add an entry to my Guestbook.

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Thanks & 73 de Charles….

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