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    Re: Fibre Glass Pole Mounting

    I screw one of these in, and use velcro cable ties to attach the pole to it....
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    Re: 144Mhz yagi designed for backpacking portable.

    Just spotted this edit.
    Interesting comment, I expected to be in the minority not liking the kite style winders for the wire.
    The wire spools are downloadable if you have a 3D printer, which is how...
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    Garway Hill G/WB-013

    A lovely portable site with great VHF take off. Have to backpack to the top these days. Free roaming ponies and RC glider fliers are often seen.

    Find it on the map!
  4. Re: Dealing with online logging for portable and alternate operating

    I use a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 but I know many (including G4POP who does all the Log4OM videos) use much lesser spec'd tablets quite happily.
  5. Dealing with online logging for portable and alternate operating

    Wasn't really sure of the best section for this but this one seemed to fit best?

    When I returned to the fold last year after a long break I discovered that online sites like qrz.com were most...
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    Re: First Ninja/P Communicators Patrol for 2016

    nice one. It's just a bit of (about) 10mm ply as you see, maybe 8mm. (would have been imperial when I made it :) )
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    Re: excellent mic modification kit

    Dead easy. All driven from the centre button on the mic.
    Hold it in for over 3 seconds, release, then PTT and record the message (that doesn't tx the radio which is nice)
    To replay, dab the centre...
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    Re: Back Mobile

    Does look good. You're lucky to have metal bumpers, everything over here is foam filled plastic now.
    Literally decades since I operated mobile. (not counting car portable of course.)
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    Re: 144Mhz yagi designed for backpacking portable.

    dug up some pics from the trial UKAC contest on the 5th.

    The entire setup carried solo:

    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1526/26113067230_42813df63f_c.jpg

    Setup...
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    My radio only website g1ybb.uk

    I keep a pretty up to date website of my radio activities which includes portable operations, construction, projects etc.

    pretty easy to remember the url :)

    http://g1ybb.uk
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    Re: 144Mhz yagi designed for backpacking portable.

    I'm hoping to re-use the element plates for future projects. They would certainly be big enough for 28/50/70MHz yagis I reckon, if there are clips out there to suit the elements.
    For the 10mm...
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    144Mhz yagi designed for backpacking portable.

    I've just finished a 9 element DK7ZB 144Mhz long yagi designed especially for backpacking portable.
    Nearly all my operating is done portable but it used to be from drive on sites and the yagis on a...
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