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Lightweight ZS6BKW doublet for portable operations

A recurring topic of discussion amongst amateur radio operators who activate at portable field locations is “Which antenna do you use?” or something similar. Each person has their own preference. I started my SOTA operations using a home built Link … Continue reading

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A new paddle with no moving parts

I have had a KX2 transceiver for some time now and it has become my “go to” SOTA radio. It came with an Elecraft Precision Keyer Paddle KXPD2. I quickly became familiar with the paddle, but occasionally had problems with … Continue reading

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The old Rover

GippsTech 2019 happened last weekend. During the weekend, I was discussing some of my previous radio activity with some of those attending, which prompted me to write this post…. For many years I drove a 1997 Subaru Forester. I ordered … Continue reading

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