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This Weekend VHF / UHF / microwave - RF Cafe Forums

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 Post subject: This Weekend VHF / UHF / microwave
Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 8:06 am 
 
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For those of us that do not notice these things......

The VHF contest is this weekend.

I know, you don't operate contests. I recently got a new rig for the truck and it includes all modes on 6m , 2m and 430 MHz. Summer is here so 6m is open occasionally due to weather. And when VHF is 'open' it is open 'big time'.

I will actually get on 6m for a while this weekend. I will try the screwdriver antenna in the truck. On the other hand, it only takes a few minutes to make a 6m dipole.... and they are so small, 9' 4" you can stick one up anywhere for a weekend. Yesterday was the first time I was ever on 6 meters and there were signals from all over the east half of the USA.

Anyway, I made this forum post in case you, like me, now have one of the new HF rigs that also has 6m and just never got around to trying it out on VHF.

For all you RFcafe.com readers that work in radar, the contest also includes

902 ~ 928 MHz

1240 ~ 1300 MHz

2300-2310 MHz

2390-2450 MHz

3300-3500 MHz

5650-5925 MHz

10.0-10.5 GHz

24.0-24.25 GHz

47.0-47.2 GHz

119.98-120.02 GHz

142-149 GHz

241-250 GHz

All above 300 GHz


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