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.

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:

20170506 - HF Radio Kit BITX40

posted May 5, 2017, 5:16 PM by Onno Benschop   [ updated May 5, 2017, 5:17 PM ]

Bert VK5FBJC shares with us a HF radio kit for USD $59:
#kit #vk5fbjc #hf

20170429 - Amateur Radio Balloon Launch

posted Apr 28, 2017, 5:23 PM by News Team   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 5:23 PM ]

The Project Horus Team launched another balloon successfully.

20170414 - Using Allstar

posted Apr 14, 2017, 12:48 AM by Onno Benschop

Bob VK6ZGN tells us that some while ago the DTMF commands on the AllStar system were updated. Attached are the latest set of commands. These should work on all the AllStar systems in WA with any luck !

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