Only yesterday I've unpacked the radio(s) from their traveling cases and put them on the bench.
The poor K3 is deaf... I can hear (or see on the P3) the signal but it is way down. So I've pulled out all the manuals and started reading. The fault must have been most likely in several PIN diodes switching/routing the signal. The first diode (D25) took quite while to find but ... hey it was damaged:
I was lucky to have another two in stock from previous "accident". I'm not telling how it happened... it was me being silly and careless.
There you see "the happy family" again... The smile on my face is pretty happy too. It feels good to fix something so important as radio... eh?
Just worked II1TLC Luc 599 both way via LP. Life is good again..
As expected the condx were not as good as one can hope for. After all we are just about to hit the solar minimum. Band QSOs 160: 0 80:...
Again the time of the year when the owners of the beautiful piece of paradise are going on a holiday and needed somebody to "cut the g...
I had some spare time to finish assembly of my new toy (mind you - the last two weeks I had at least two new toys). Christian DL1ELU sold ...