As the prognosis for the higher bands looks quite sad now when the eleven year cycle is heading for a low, I decided last summer to try to build an antenna for the 80M band and eventually also 160M. These bands have not been that much activated in my home QTH yet and why not get…Read more 80M Antenna experiments..
Today is the first day in the month of July and it's time to activate the SJ7SOP call. Yesterday evening was spent configuring the logbook and software settings in the station computer to be ready to work some stations tonight. Sadly I didn't manage to get my vacation during the complete month but I'll do…Read more SJ7SOP, so it begins..
Till årets Bockebodaträff 2016 har jag blivit tillfrågad om jag har möjlighet att hålla ett föredrag om digitala trafiksätt på HF-banden. Det är med stor glädje jag har accepterat detta och arbetet med att färdigställa presentationsmaterialet samt själva föredraget är i full gång. En kort presentation om föredragets innehåll finns att ladda ner här. Väl mött på Bockebodaträffen…Read more Föredrag, Bockebodaträffen 2016
The QSL card design for this years SJ7SOP activity has now been decided, ordered and hopefully delivered in a few days. As mentioned before, Tony from LZ1JZ Print have as usual done a great job with the design! Also a BIG THANKS´s to my friend and HAM-radio colleague Patrik, SM7URN, for letting me use one of…Read more The design is finished..
The activity for SJ7SOP in the SM6 area is slowly coming to it's end as me and the family are leaving the summer QTH tomorrow. So far I've managed to get about 50 worked stations during my stay. I't could have been more but the family activities comes first. However I'm satisfied with my activity…Read more SJ7SOP/6
As some may remember I've been looking for a stable, lightweight bracket for suspending the fishing rod for the antenna. After some searching I finally found what I was looking for! The bracket is originally made for holding parasols during the lazy days outside but it turned out to be able to be used for antennas…Read more Portable kit, last piece of the puzzle..
Yesterday me and my better half, Ulrika, took the kids on a small adventure to a near by nature reserve, Kjugekull. The site is locally famous for it's large boulders and beautiful views and nature. In addition to this it´s also said to be the largest and best site in Sweden for an activity called…Read more Family adventures and QRP kit progress…