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I sent you a message but no reply, so not sure if you read it or not, but a path should exist between there and my location:radiogareth wrote: ↑Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:09 pmI know I've missed the activity weekend (business got in the way) but I have an opportunity to operate from Detling Hill next Saturday if anyone has a good path to it. I have a pair of flat plate aerials and a decent surveyors tripod and 2 watts. Just need to wire it all up to 12 volts.
I can have 2M talkback too.
Anyone likely to be around?
Latitude: 51.2983 , Longitude: 0.587641
Grid Reference : TQ 804586, QTH Locator: JO01hh
Longitude : 0.55821 E (0° 33' 30'' E)
Latitude : 51.52406 N (51° 31' 27'' N)
QTH locator : JO01GM
I've explained my rx set up in the message, so not ideal, but, judging by my previous results on 13cm, I reckon I'll be able to see something, despite my low location.
Intresting that there may be some activity in the Kent and Essex
I've just returned from 10 months holiday in Spain , so no 5ghz yet ....I've still got the portsdown , 20w 70cms amp and 70cms beam .....and 70cms pre amp with minitoune RX.
Need to sort a mast out for home qth which is great wakering, 4m east of Southend Essex JO01JN....but portable may be an option .
Steve G4HTZ JO01JN
Great Wakering Essex JO01JN
I've just ordered 2 x 27dbi grid dishs for myself and a friend so hopefully will be some activity from the south east of Essex soon .
Great Wakering Essex JO01JN
What is wrong with the picture? Is it noisy, rolling, tearing, distorted? Check that both tx and rx are on the same channel. Try the tx alone without the pa. if you feel that overloading is a problem, try reducing the tx power output if it is adjustable or putting some distance between the tx and rx.
Its not being overloaded, just the same if I take to PA off and run the 600mW. in the shack or down the garden.
I have vision buzz at 50 Hz. The picture is lacking horizontal lock, same on two monitors and two different cameras. As far as I can tell both rx & tx are on the same frequency. One is a 8 channel unit RC805 from a few years ago and the TX is a TS5828.
Its almost like its off frequency, but jumping up or down one channel on the TX doesn't help.
TX also gets hot and shuts down,so I have diverted to add a small 5 volt fan on heatsink to that. Its now been on 1/2 an hour and is still transmitting.
This is what I get, mostly without colour.
I've ordered a matched pair (£20 off eBay) as without amy means of checking or adjusting the frequency I'm a bit stuck.
At least I now have a spare set for rx & tx
A pair of flat-plate aerials side by side doesn't seem to overload the RX either, but switching of power will be added as I progress.