Good evening, Here are the picture which were taken by my nephew Brandon
during our Microwave
freq. activity on 05 Dec. 2010 at Gozo island. village name Nadur.
QSO with 9h1vw; 9h1gb; 9h1bw and others
which were located at madliena and Zurrieq
both in Malta. Weather: partly cloudy tempreture 19 deg cent
wind; mild wind force 3.
9h1es Fortunato Equipment used for 24Ghz Qso.
Pwr: 360 microwatts
Antenna: parabolic 34 cm with sub
reflector and back feed.
transverter: Kuhne Electronic K-band MKU 24 GC
Oscillator unit: Xtal / oven contol with
Distance: 18.5 Km
Mode: SSB and FM.
Stability: fair good.
FT-290 MK 11
Note: during our qso, while Joe 9h1vw was on air, I obtain only one reflection
which is calculated 160
deg from the main lobe while turning the parabolic at 360 deg.
Description of the equipment on the pictures
Street name,Madonna ta' fatima str. Nickname Bella vista.
Bottom parabolic for 24ghz and at the back inside is the local oscillator,
the transverter and
the transition feeding the back of the dish.
The equiment which is between the two parabolic is
the homemade 10ghz
transverter. The unit is machined from solid aluminum block . All the units
incorporated inside. Two bends of WG-16 WAVEGUIDE are feeding the
upper parabolic dish.
|Gorg 9H1AA and Joe 9H1VW on the otherside MALTA
|View from the MALTA side, equipment of 9H1VW