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SSTV contatcs via Es’Hail 2 / QO100 satellite

I finally managed to be active again on the QO 100 satellite. After some tests and SSB QSO’s I tried RTTY and than also some SSTV transmission.

Considering that currently my signal at the transponder input is not very strong, I never thought I would be able to make 2way QSOs […]

Baofeng UV-5R plus – Defective antenna

I don’t use this cheap handheld often, on the contrary, I rarely use it. Anyway, I prepared it for the holiday trip, to hear some local Hams and have FM chat. Once I got there I turned on the small radio and with great surprise I could not hook up any repeater, even the FM […]

Useful support for cheap sdr receivers

Since we had the possibility to use the cheap RTL-SDR receivers for amateur radio purposes, I encountered some problem on how was possible to place them in my radio station. Usually fix them directly in the PC USB socket is not an easy way, often the PC is far from the antenna cable inlet and […]

Quagi Antenna for 430 MHz

Added an old antenna project about an 8 elements quagi antenna.