(Currently OFF AIR due to relocation)
10 meter CW beacon
Until November 2012, the VK3RMH amateur radio
was located in Wattle Glen,
a rural outer North-Eastern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
VK3RMH MELB QF22OH 20/2W VERT VK3RMH (20Watt burst, 2 Watt burst)
VK3RMH AT HOTMAIL.COM QSL VK3RMH (20 Watt burst, 2 Watt burst)
Frequency: 28.2565 MHz
Power: 20 Watts CW with 5 second bursts of 20 & 2 Watt carrier
Antenna: 1/2 wave vertical (station Master)
Antenna location: mounted on Northern side of freestanding tower
Transmitter: Highly modified Tandy HTX100
Controller: Home Brew 8048 microprocessor
Maidenhead grid locator: QF22OH
Latitude: -37.7o Longitude: 145.2o
This beacon was thrown together using an antenna and transmitter
by club members.
The beacon controller is a homebrew 8748 single chip microprocessor, extracted from an original IBM PC keyboard.
The power supply is an even older "constant voltage transformer" circa 1960.
For more information, please send email to: email@example.com
Page updated: 04/11/2012