New QTH

As of 2015, my home QTH is the 3rd floor (top floor) of an apartment block in Bailiff Bridge. No opportunities for outdoor aerials exist here and so things are a bit restricted. I will have minimal access to my old QTH’s facilities for the next few months but essentially I’m limited to 2m at present.

My 2m aerial is a 5/8 whip with a magnetic whiteboard underneath it situated on an ironing-board! Currently I’m running low power from my Kenwood TH-F7E into a Mirage Linear and getting about 25w output. Adding more foil around the ground plane seems to make a significant difference!

ironing-board-ground-plane

HF aspirations are looking at the possibilities of a magnetic loop construction project.