Hello! Happy to join. Thanks for the welcome.
I'm a new ham. I've been working #ft8 on my little Xeigu G90 and am attempting to learn #cw. I have an 80m EFHW with a homemade unun. #sota and #pota look interesting to me. I'm curious about #js8 and other #digitalmodes. I've played a bit with #pistar, #aprs and #winlink. I should try HF phone, but I have #mikefright.
Yup, mic-freight is definitely a thing.
I love all the gadgetry & techniques around telephony & radio phone modes. But reeeeally don’t like talking to people.
@w3jce Hi Jim. Welcome to Mastodon.
I too have a G90, a nice radio considering the price.
I appreciate your mic fright and a helpful way of overcoming it could be to operate in a contest. The exchange is both extremely minimal and very predictable.
@w3jce hi Jim, welcome on mastodon dot radio, do you have a description how you have made your unun ? 73s, Dom.
@hb9hli Hello. I followed K1RFs excellent presentation: http://www.gnarc.org/wp-content/uploads/The-End-Fed-Half-Wave-Antenna.pdf
I built it using 2 FT-140-43s toroids, per the table in his presentation.
@w3jce thank you Jim, that is very interesting and complete. I will try it but I have T200 here, I hope it's ok.
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