Technical Projects

If you are interested in doing Adruino computer projects with HAM radio here are a few interesting articles by John Fallows that will help you get going.

http://play.fallows.ca/wp/series/arduino-ham-radio-starter-...

Bill researched and built a 6 element 2m Yagi, here are a few photos of the construction.  

 

Perhaps Bill can provide some story-line to go with them.

A project by Bill Northcott (VE7WNO)

Still working on my beam project, but this antenna has worked well and didn't cost much. From my back deck I can get into the repeater in Chilliwack on 147.100 using 4 watts....

For those with hi-gain antennas on a tower, it is wise to take it down for maintenance once a year.

Today was the chosen day for our club vice-president, Ralph VE7OM. He was experiencing some problems with the rotor for his SteppIR at...

I've built antennas for VHF, UHF, and the 220 MHz band, but always shrunk away from homebrew projects for the WARC, HF bands. VHF and up require antennas that are very managable size-wise, esp. if one remembers to keep their fingers off the soldering iron. It is fairly straightforward to both...

Ken observed the fun Stuart was having with buillding his 2m J-Pole and the elation he got from having succeeded at completing the project that Ken felt that his own mag-mount antenna was due for upgrading. So he ventured forth and with Stuart's help and general...