[Mich VHF UHF Society] [Mich VHF Society] K8MM/B repaired and back on the air
rgcox2 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 21:19:35 CDT 2014
It sounds good here in EN63vc (Spring Lake)! About 559 peak with QSB.
73 Roger W8IO
On 9/9/2014 7:42 PM, Ian Hill wrote:
> Within a day of putting it on the air, I found out I had a bad
> connector up at the antenna and took the beacon off the air. Today I
> finally got the time and good wx to repair the antenna.
> The beacon is back on the air transmitting on 144.295 with the
> following message, 5 seconds of carrier followed by "V V V DE K8MM/B
> EN83FA FLINT MI". I can increase the carrier transmission to 20
> seconds in length if I get the feed back asking me to do so.
> Power at the antenna was measured at 12W. The antenna is a homebrew
> squalo made from 1/2 copper pipe and mounted at 95'. It is being fed
> with 1/2 CATV hardline.
> Give a listen and let me know if you can hear it.
> Ian - K8MM
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