Now we start 23 cm tropo tests.
All equipment on 23 cm design homebrew by Dima RZ3QD. Iclude HF tranciever, 144/432MHz transverter and 23 cm transvereter.
Antenna - 70 elements DL6WU yagi - 6 mtr boom lengt.
Power - Misubishi hybrid - 18W. 15Wt in radiator. Mounted on the boom.
LNA - 2 stage Agilent HEMT + BFG540. Mounted 16 cm from radiator.
Here RX3QFM in QSO with RW3BP
Some details 23 cm transverter inside.
Now we have 2 tropo QSO on 23 cm
1st with Valery UT3LL - QRB 278 km.
2nd with Sergej RW3BP - QRB 472 km.
3rd with Arkady RV3RA - QRB 200 km. Arkady copy our CW 579, but we marginal copy Arkady signal. RST not recieved.