80m operation

Today I rebuilt antenna set-up. 160m is no more on the air. The same mast is now used for 80m. Measurements show good SWR on FT8 part of the band. Please notice that I will use Fox/Hound mode on 3569 kHz.

Probably I will make attempt for little SSB operation around 3605 as SWR there is acceptable.

Mostly I will be on 80m about 11:00 – 13:00 UTC and 18:00 – 19:30 UTC.

Antenna aventure

I had antenna exercise. During my work 160m antenna current melted plastic cord carrier and all wire went to ground at night. Strange , but SWR showed 1:1.2 and I operated of course without succes. It was in the night and I dicscovered damage in the next morning.

By the way of fixing 160m I changed configuration of 30/40m. Now I have single vertical for this both bands.