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by KnoxvilleMike
Fri Jan 26, 2024 7:35 pm
Forum: Field Kits and Reports
Topic: Amazing what 3 watts can do.
Replies: 4
Views: 2200

Re: Amazing what 3 watts can do.

How do you like your QMX? Which model did you get?
by KnoxvilleMike
Thu Jan 11, 2024 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kite lifted antennas
Replies: 3
Views: 2128

Re: Kite lifted antennas

I used a frac tank for a counterpoise/anchor. I like it! One of the better phrases I learned when I moved to the South was, "Run what ya brung!", i.e. use what's at hand. While I've never used a kite for radio, I've thought about it many times over the years, along with surplus weather ba...
by KnoxvilleMike
Mon Sep 18, 2023 1:09 am
Forum: Field Kits and Reports
Topic: Report from North Rim, Grand Canyon, K-0030
Replies: 2
Views: 2479

Re: Report from North Rim, Grand Canyon, K-0030

Sounds like great fun! Ah, to have the time to play radio like that...
by KnoxvilleMike
Tue Aug 08, 2023 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little antenna "experiment"
Replies: 7
Views: 3958

Re: Little antenna "experiment"

Nice work. With regards to both EFRW & EFHW antennas, does raising the feedpoint/transformer height above ground make a difference in impedance or efficiency? I'm planning on installing a 132ft EFHW at home, hoping to get the midpoint & far end at 30+ feet. I've been wondering if it will mak...
by KnoxvilleMike
Thu Jun 23, 2022 11:30 am
Forum: Questions & Advice
Topic: Is the X6100 a keeper?
Replies: 15
Views: 4832

Re: Is the X6100 a keeper?

I don't know the details, but there is an official repair site in Nevada for these radios.