Sunday, September 11, 2022

Mentone Bear Lock

 Trash can bear guard.  Put a pair of eyebolts on the rim of the lid and rim of the container--a pair on each side; 1/4" bolts should be sufficient.   Use washers on the outside and inside to prevent the eyebolt on the outside and the nut on the inside from working into the plastic container.  On the inside use lock washers to minimize the risk of the nut working loose.  

I have used both snap links and quick links to attach the pairs.  The pictures below show quick links.  I suspect the snap links would be just fine.  However, I decided the quick links would be more secure; less likely to open up if subjected to serious shaking.










Saturday, September 3, 2022

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020

TDR Plots for Attic Antenna



Feed Line into a 50 ohm Dummy Load

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Feed Line into an Open




Feed Line into a Short




Feed Line into DX-EE







Wednesday, September 2, 2020

DX-EE SWR PLots

40m



20m



15m



10m



Attic ready for DX-XX

Feed point hangs from roof rafter




Southeast end point ~2' off attic floor





Southeast looking Northwest
See feed point pull rope in the middle




Northwest end point bolted to roof rafter


Friday, August 28, 2020

Attic Feed Line Plots


SWR into a 50 Ohm Dummy Loaad





TDR Dummy Load at Approximately 160'

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Real Time Video Monitor

Real Time Video Monitor for W4UOA Remote


Friday, August 14, 2020

Dipole Orientation



Standing Under the Feed Point 


Looking toward East End





Dipole West Leg Standing at Feed Point 
Looking toward West End





Thursday, July 16, 2020

New Balun Box


Baluns now available for 4 antenna



3 new feedlines coming out of conduits



Feed lines now ready to prep



Floor conduit reveals 4 feedlines
Oh, and a shotgun shell! :0