During the weekly F-troop there are mentions of software, websites and solutions that are worth taking note of. This website attempts to document them.

20170916 - Amateur Videos

posted Sep 15, 2017, 5:54 PM by Onno Benschop

Steve VK6CS has a YouTube Channel which he shares some of his Amateur experiences:

20170916 - Talk Like a Pirate

posted Sep 15, 2017, 5:43 PM by Onno Benschop

Glynn VK6PAW is set-up with his portable outdoor station to talk like a Pirate today.


20170916 - Tropospheric Ducting

posted Sep 15, 2017, 5:23 PM by Onno Benschop

During the 'net this week we experienced some check-ins from remote stations, 300km away from the repeater. You can see a map here:

20170729 - Yagi Sag of Elements

posted Jul 28, 2017, 5:54 PM by Onno Benschop

Denis VK6AKR shares with us an interesting discussion about the elements of a Yagi which are subject to mechanical stress such as sag:

20170729 - HDSDR

posted Jul 28, 2017, 5:46 PM by Onno Benschop

Denis VK6AKR shares with us a new piece of software for SDR control:

20170729 - CobWeb antenna

posted Jul 28, 2017, 5:43 PM by Onno Benschop   [ updated Jul 28, 2017, 5:44 PM ]

Richard W4JXA wants to know about how to feed CobWeb antennas:

20170722 - Fan Dipole

posted Jul 21, 2017, 5:47 PM by Onno Benschop

Denis VK6AKR sends in this information. Useful article, contains a lot of information about the process they went through to arrive at their design.  Worth noting that this is "portable" but needs set-up on site, not portable as in "put it in your backpack for very temporary working"
Authors Joe VK3YSP and Julie VK3FOWL

#vk6akr #vk3ysp #vk3fowl #build #antenna

20170519 - Uniden UH040XR circuit diagram

posted May 19, 2017, 2:05 AM by Onno Benschop

Circuit Diagrams or Schematics are often hard to come by, attached are two for a Uniden UH040XR.

Source: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/buysellwanted/wanted-schematic-for-uniden-uh-040xr-uhf-cb-radio/

#cuircuit #diagram #vk6tu #uniden #uh040xr

20170513 - MicroHUB

posted May 12, 2017, 5:53 PM by Onno Benschop   [ updated May 12, 2017, 5:54 PM ]

Barry VK6SP shares with us news of a MicroHUB that's capable of connecting to AllStar Link and EchoLink:

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