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Radiation Patterns of Mobile Antennas: What are those? Which antenna is best?

Radiation Patterns of Mobile Antennas: What are those? Which antenna is best?

If you don’t like reading, jump down to the Conclusions. Or keep reading and impress your friends! 697 more words

Technical

HAMsmithing – Collapsible Yagi Antenna. Almost Done, to be Redone!

I am one soldering away from finishing this thing, my collapsible VHF Yagi.

Here it is in transport configuration.

Elements are stored between the two nested tubes that form the beam 70 more words

In English

New Enhancements at Cuba's Primary Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Base Suggests Improved Targeting of United States

Satellite Images: A (Worrying) Cuban Mystery

The new radome in Cuba is unprecedented. Who is behind it?

By Victor Robert Lee, The Diplomat.com

Satellite images from February and May 2018 show a newly constructed radome on the… 312 more words

Rabbits, Cans and Antennas

While we live in town, we live in an area with large house lots, many trees, lots of bushes and a lot of rather lush vegetation, so we have the curse of the gardener, rabbits. 1 065 more words

Gardening

HAMsmithing – Collapsible Yagi Antenna. One Step Further

Today I made a step further in the Collapsible Yagi Antenna build. The coax connection module is finished, sans the hot melt glue that will help keep things together. 93 more words

In English

Amateur Radio & Gardening, Hey, Why Not

The weather has been amazingly pleasant for a change these last few days. Everything is growing like crazy as you can see from the photo of the hosta garden in front of the house that I took yesterday. 964 more words

Gardening

Listening to Ham Satellites

I have long wanted to try the amateur satellites. Back when I was a kid I had my trusty Allied receiver and my AO-7 tracking tool but try as I might I never picked up a signal. 102 more words

Ham Radio