Category: Electronics


Here’s a few pictures of how I added a simple 6 way socket to the back of a G-400RG rotator controller.

It’s an easy mod to do and makes it so much easier to connect up the controller.
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Some images taken whilst refurbing a Yaesu G-400 rotator. Just putting this here for my own reference but could be handy for others…


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It’s been a long time coming but now, it’s here!

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the ArduFox V1!

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I’ve got an ever increasing noise floor at my QTH so I thought I would try an active HF loop to see if I can null out the worst of the noise.

I found a simple design on-line and used it as the basis of my loop. The original site unfortunately no longer exists but I did manage to save the design here. View full article »



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Now that I’ve reassigned the Yaesu FT-857 to a portable manpack, I have a big hole in the “Shack in a box”.

I found a nice ICOM IC-7200 for a good price and have started work on installing it for use as a (heavyweight) portable HF voice and data station. More to come soon but here is a small taster of what’s ahead…

Shack in a Box



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