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About M3OYQ

Hello! Thanks for stopping by.

The OM

The OM ’73 de M3OYQ

I’m currenly exploring HF mobile (qrp 5w) whilst we are at or near the peak of the current sunspot cycle.

I have been very suprised and happy with the results.

I am running a very simple station described below on my journeys to and from work.

Current Location and Band

See APRS http://aprs.fi/info/a/M3OYQ-10 for band and current location

Working conditions:

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Rig: Yaesu FT-817ND

Antenna: Diamond HF-10FX, 15, 20 & 40

Power: 12Ah Sealed lead acid battery

Antenna Mount: SO-239 Single base mag mount

Vehicle: Isuzu Trooper lwb. Common rail diesel with lots of injector RFI over 60mph on 20m, but ok on 15 and 10.

Traffic Conditions: Very very busy and mostly at during rush hour (check my speeds on aprs 🙂

Current (rough) operating sched as of 01/08/2013:

Mon, Wed,Thu, Fri 0600-0900 & 1700-1900 40, 20,15 or 10 meters.

Bands: 40, 20, 15 or 10 meters – see APRS for current operating band.

73 to you and yours. Good luck and good DX

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