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All our suitcases are packed!

Karel, ON5TN began with packing the suitcases… A total of 337 kg of gear was packed into different sizes of suitcases, bags and longue ski cases (spider poles).

Final Live Clublog test

Yesterday Filip, ON4FF and Marc ON6CC did the final tests on the configuration of our 3 log PC’s with Live Clublog. A 4th PC’s will assist in handeling or correcting the log updates. We are using a Raspberry Pi 4 to do the job + 1 spare if things fail. A Raspberry pi is handy …

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We are good for the DX Pedition Trophy 2024

The event was born in 2016 on the idea of some lovers of the Dx and Dx Pedition. The annual event (January 1st-December 31st) is to be ahead of the competition it self, a great party where many friends with the same Hobby from around the world join, and also want to be a way …

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Test – day at ON5TN

We did a RFI test in combination with all possible configurations of the frequencies between 1.8 and 28 MHz. Not all bands did react well and we had some finetuning to do. It was the first time we met with the full team.

Bjorn, ON9CFG our pilot station

Bjorn, ON9CFG will be our pilot throughout the DXpedition. Bjorn has been our main pilot in 2 other Dxpeditions in the past…. 9U4U and EP6T. If you have any questions related to the DXpedition please ask him…on9cfg at telenet.be, thanks!  

Upgrade in performance with the 80 & 160m vertical

Marc and Karel did some interesting tests with their combo vertical. The 80m part performed well in combination with the 160m vertical on one fiber pole. Next time the 160m portion will be handled. Marc uses a hairpin match to get the impedance right

60m band…..

We have just been informed that 60m is only allowed to work in SSB. We are trying to get a license to operate in FT8 & CW as well.

Testing Clublog with DXlog and MSHV

Today Marc, ON6CC did some tests with Clublog “live” in combination with DXlog and MSHV. All QSO’s were imported automatically into DXlog and transferred to Clublog live. We did the test with the special event stations call (OP37EUDXF)…. Hopefully we have a good WIFI link or 4G link for live internet in Grenada so you …

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Testing the station setup

Karel, ON5TN is testing out this setup: 2 times TS590SG Microham DXP interface SPE Expert 1.5 DXlog software by 9A5K BPF filters

The 8 channel RX splitter

With this device it is possible to manage 3 bands with 8 different RX antennes