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DIY Solar Radio
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DIY Solar Radio

For a long time now I have been wanting to design and install a solar system for my HAM radios. I also wanted solar power to run DC lights inside my workshop, charge AA/AAA batteries and more. I wanted to be able to operate HAM radios and charge basic batteries for handheld operation in the […]


Ultralight SOTA
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Ultralight SOTA

Goal: To construct a lightweight ham radio antenna for Summits On The Air (SOTA)  that deploys easily and is highly compact. Through trial and error, we have constructed several variations of SOTA antennas from multi-banded di-pole to bi-directional dual-banders. Each generation of antenna was tested in the field on various SOTA expeditions. Through this experimentation […]