L-Match Issues

As mentioned in the previous blog, I had some issues trying to tune my 22m end-fed with the L-match. So, let's do some testing. First let's check for continuity from centre conductor to the active. Given it's switched inductances, it should be a short circuit to DC. Well, that's how this meter displays an open … Continue reading L-Match Issues

2019-08-17,18 RD Contest – Bouddi National Park (VKFF-0049)

The Remembrance Day Contest is one of the biggest contests on the Australia/New Zealand calendar. The only question that I had was where was I going to activate from; keeping in mind that I'm also trying to increase repeat activations in some local parks to go for the Boomerang Award (5 parks with 5activations; consecutive … Continue reading 2019-08-17,18 RD Contest – Bouddi National Park (VKFF-0049)