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  • De-boxing day: Vacuum Variable Capacitor

    De-boxing day: Vacuum Variable Capacitor

    Something new and exciting has arrived in the post – De-boxing and testing the Vacuum Variable Capacitor ultimately destined for experiments with magnetic loops.

  • Introduksjon til POTA og SOTA

    Introduksjon til POTA og SOTA

    Norwegian only: Presentasjon med introduksjon til POTA og SOTA https://lb5jj.no/pub/introduksjon-til-pota-og-sota/

  • SOTA: LA/BU-112 – Sirikjerke

    SOTA: LA/BU-112 – Sirikjerke

    Leaving for Cyprus tomorrow, and as I’m planing on bringing only the FT-817nd in the way of radio I wanted to do an activation with only the internal (Windcamp upgraded) battery before packing it up! Previously I’ve mostly used the ‘817 with external power, so I was unsure what to expect from the internal pack.…

  • SOTA: LA/TM-012 – Svarteberget

    SOTA: LA/TM-012 – Svarteberget

    Finally! Feels like it been one thing after another on my SOTA outings lately! Dense forest, no track, heavy rain, or even all three! But today was rather perfect! It was pouring down on the drive there, but I decided to have faith in the forecasts, and boy did they deliver! The clouds broke, crisp…

  • POTA: First Norwegian Kilo Award

    POTA: First Norwegian Kilo Award

    I did it! 1000 QSOs from the same park; LA-2535 Slottsfjellet Historic Site! Ever since LB0FI Morten told me he was working on his kilo award from LA-2532 Fredriksten festning National Military Park, I’ve been wanting to go for one for myself. And once I got my local high ground into the park registry I…

  • POTA: LA-2535 Slottsfjellet Historic Site

    POTA: LA-2535 Slottsfjellet Historic Site

    Spring has taken a break, and it’s been pissing down for for most of the day! Tried my luck with a SOTA activation in spite of the rain, but after about an hour of battling continuously deeper wet snow, I gave up and returned to the car. I’m sure it’s a nice summit, but I…