Mese: settembre 2009

Destruction in Samoa after Tsunami

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Hamradio / Terremoto / Viaggi

First videos from Samoa and American Samoa after the terrible tsunami. Many people are involved and the interested area is very large, there have been another strong earthquake also in Sumatra, Indonesia. Different DXpeditions are in this area at the moment, I hope all are well. Good news from 3D20CR, Conway reef, they are well and the first station is up on 20m now. We are waiting for other good news. < p style=”text-align: center;”> […]

R1AND Novolazarevskaya Antarctic station

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” Novolazarevskaya Station (Russian: Станция Новолазаревская) is a Russian, formerly Soviet, Antarctic research station. The station is located at Schirmacher Oasis, Queen Maud Land, 75 km from the Antarctic coast. It was opened on January 18, 1961 by the 6th Soviet Antarctic Expedition. The maximum summer population is 70. Novolazarevskaya has an airstrip that serves both research-related and commercial flights.” From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Activities from this station are permitted only during summer time due […]

Glorieuses Island 2009 FT5GA

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Glorioso Archipelago : The Glorioso Archipelago (7 km²) consists of two coral islands: Grande Glorieuse (3 km in its larger diameter) where the human installations are, and Ile du Lys (circular island, 600 metres in diameter) which is desert. The archipelago also includes two rock islets – Roches Vertes and l’Ile aux Crabes – as well as a sand bank more or less above water at high tide. At the East and North east of Grande […]

Meeting with Mr. PKW Antenne

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Amici / Hamradio

Thanks to I7GLO Nino for the friendly opportunity! Sauturday we have met the owner of PKW Antenne industry at I7GLO’s home, Mr. Stefano, son of famous I2PKW founder of the company. It was a beatiful meeting, but full of  interesting informations. It was the occasion to speak about antennas and future projects! ——————————————– Un ringraziamento a Nino I7GLO per la sua totale disponibilità, sempre disinteressata, per il bene del radiantismo! Sabato è stata l’occasione dell’incontro, […]

The two elements 40m Moxon is up!

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Hi! Now also the 40m two elements Moxon is on the tower. I have used the same boom of my Delta. The KD6WD’s site is a very good resource to build a Moxon antenna. You can download a Win software that provides all measures of the Moxon rectangle. The Moxon antenna concept is very revolutionary, it consists to fold part of the element in the point of minimum current flow. So the dimensions of the […]