Dears
Allen K2UYH  and  Bernd DL7APV,
and others colleagues OM,

The last ARRL EME Contest allow oneself a good present for us !
I would send you the latest news on 10 GHz band (10.368,150 GHz)
about reciprocal NEW ONE between two italian EME stations !!

Oct.22.....08.15GMT.....I5PPE.....IW4BTJ.....R.....O.....R.....O

Finally, this notice is very representative for ITALY Country because
is the first time which occurr this event.
Attached to my message you find also some photos and descriptions,
and technical layout of  both italian stations.

Please, choose yourself  between meaningful pictures
of  I5PPE & IK5WJD station and dish. 
See foto

About IW4BTJ  Nino pictures, I have received  from him
only this two photos, therefore will be possible use these only.

Many thanks for attention.
Hope see you off the Moon.

Best 73 de
Alex, IK5WJD



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I5PPE  current 10 GHz EME  working conditions:
Antenna : parabolic dish 3 mt, primary focus, f/d = 0.28, gain @ 10 GHz
about  40 dB
LNA :  Homebuilt , single stage, PHEMT 0.9 dB Nf
Transverter : DB6NT 10GHz-144 MHz
RCVR :  YAESU FT202
Moon noise : about 0,9 dB
TX PWR :  19-20 Wout to feeder by SIEMENS TWT
Feeder : Corrugated ,  switchable  polarization  Vert-Horiz
Moon Tracking : manual + VK3UM + Video infrared CCD
10 GHz EME standing : # 6  EME New Ones , # 7 EME QSOs
10 GHz TOSCANA EME Team :  I5PPE Pietro  &  IK5WJD Alex

 

 

 

Technical data:

Location of dish - I5PPE home - JN53NS

Parabolic Dish - 3 mt - F/D = 0,28

Home-built transverter DB6NT - Dubus

Output 3 mW for driving a Siemens TWT 18-20 Wout

LNA PHEMT 36077 - about 0,9 db NF

Moon noise - about 1 db

AZ-EL tracking system - manual

Video-camera + monitor

VK3UM software

Transverter, LNA and TWT + power supply placed in dish focus.

 

For temporary :

Pietro I5PPE, decided to utilize me as CW operator and as reacher-skeduler;

some of QSO we have gotted with my call IK5WJD.

 

Addresses:

I5PPE Pietro Pesaresi - P.O.Box 36 - Lastra a Signa - 50055 - FIRENZE - ITALIA

 

IK5WJD Alessandro Giusti - Via Romanelli, 54 - Antella - 50011 - FIRENZE – ITALIA

e-mail : ikcsg@tin.it

 

phone: ++39.055.621260