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On this page it's my intention to inform regularly about  my microwave activity.

2015-04-22:
First EME QSO on 10 GHz with new 2,4 m offset dish.

2014-02-01
Change from Flex-1500 to Hermes DDC/DUC SDR.

2012-03-06:
First EME QSO on 24 GHz with LX1DB.

2011-08-28:
Now back on 10 GHz EME with 45W at the feed. Worked F2TU and F1PYR.

2010-12-01:
New station setup with FLEX-1500 SDR and transverter switch box.

2010-02-16:
Rebuild 10/24 GHz transverters in one box direct at the dish feed.

2009-11-10:
First EME QSO's on 10 GHz today: Sound clip OK1KIR. Sound clip W5LUA.

2009-05-25:
Worked F6APE on 10 GHz RS via SCP in JN09 and seaduct to PA0, 1099 km: Sound clip. Map.


2008-07-29:
Worked PA0BAT on 24 GHz RS. Sound clip. Map.

2008-07-01:
Local oscillators for 23/3/1,2cm locked to GPS-disciplined reference oscillator.

2007-12-17:
Heard OY6BEC and worked OY9JD on 1296 MHz. 
Soundfiles: OY6BEC - OY9JD

2007-09-12:
Installed 5,7 GHz transverterbox in tower.

2007-09-03:
Assembly of MKU57G2-transverter  finished. Ready to be put into box with 7W PA.

2007-03-02:
Repaired 24 GHz PA and installed tranverterbox in tower again.

2007-02-15:
Installed new preamp-box in tower. New PA on 13cm in shack with 125W output to 22m 7/8" Heliax cable.

2007-01-16:
Test on 23cm of 1,5m dish with feed for 23/13/6cm. All Yagi antennas taken down.

2005-09-20:
24 GHz: Installed Spinner WG-switch, MKU24GA and MKU243RX2 1,4 dB NF preamp.
10 GHz: Repaired transverter, preamp and PA.

2005-07-11:
Installed 24 GHz transverter/dish in antenna tower. Changed 432 MHz TX cable from 1/2" to 7/8" Flexwell with 1 dB lower loss.

2005-03-03:
Rebuild of 24 GHz transverter finished. Installation of equipment in antenna tower under preparation.

2004-05-11:
After repair of transverter now QRV on 13 cm again.

2004-04-12:
Now QRV /P on 24192 MHz with 48 cm dish and 50 mW. Equipment will soon be rebuild for stationary  installation and frequency move to 24048 MHz.  RF- power will be increased to 2 W in the feed horn.

2004-02-14:
Now QRV with 120W Power Amplifier on 1296 MHz.

2003-10-04:
3cm transverter repaired an rebuild in new housing.

2003-08-19:
13 and 3cm transverters taken down for repair/rebuild. 

2003-06-16:
QRV /P from JO45SK in NAC 23 cm 2003-06-17 and in NAC 13cm+ on 2003-06-24.

2003-06-12:
DL1VDE will be QRV from JO73, JO74 and JO64 on 10/24 GHz from 2003-06-17 to 21. Skeds on DXC/WWC or +49 1723523702. Info on www.qsl.net/dg1dve

2003-06-07:
Presentation at The 25. Nordic VUSHF Meeting in Norway: Rain Scatter Propagation on the Microwave Bands (download PDF-file)

2003-02-26:
I will be QRV on 432/1296/2320/10368 MHz in the Region 1 contest  01. - 02.03.2003 only on Saturday.

2003-01-28:
23 cm transverter repaired.

2002-01-15:
My 23cm transverter needs repair, so I will not be QRV in the 23cm NAC on 2003-01-21. I expect to be QRV again at the end of January 2003.

2002-12-11:
My plans for 2003: 
Finish 150W 23 cm PA, improve weather protection of 10 GHz equipment, QRV on 24 GHz, more antenna gain on 70 cm (4 x 23 el. vertical stacked). 

 

 

Last update: 2015-09-01