Corona times 2020-2021
during this times i start to think about how to optimize the second antenna tower on my roof. For the last 10 years just for 4 ground plane antennas... now we have so many LEO satellites around, we have the QO100 and my 23cm is not working since 2 years anymore.
See the details on 3 new web pages
Ground planes ( follow my disappointment about quality)
Stepp Ir replaced after nearly 10 years with a combination of OPTIBEAM 9-5 and on top a AnJo LogPer for 50-430 MHz... see the details
Some new amplifiers added to my collecion, visit the special page
was such a super busy year with very small ammount of time for the hobby. But some interetsing radios arived home.. IC7610 and Kenwood TS 890. The 890 is now exact beside the 990 and looks like father and son... the 7610 is something special... because i don´t know if i like it of not. I was never a great ICOM lover for HF but decided to try again. The performance is great it is for just to nerveus radio... maybe i get too old and prefere the 990/890 stype with seperate buttons for all functions.
Flexradio... sold... case closed
All DMR radios, hotspots, repeater... sold.. digital chapter also finished
wait for the FT 101 to arrive.... and maybe such new Icom 9700 VHF/UHF/SHF radio... let´s see
I could not resist and started to play with a software defined radio, so i got a Flexradio 6300 to my collection. to be honest... i don't know if I like it. Crystal clear.. it is the future... but for sure I keep my old friends with thousand knobs as long as possible a live.
The MAESTRO unit is an interesting option for the Flex-radio to give you a feeling of a VFO... but why does it not work from remote?
For now I use the Flex as a receiver and play around with it