Amateur radio page of Ian Roberts, ZS6BTE. Content update 3 October 2015



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                             QTH Randburg 26.1 S, 27.9 E, 1650m a.s.l (locator: KG33xv), north-west of Johannesburg

QRV 40, 50 and 70 MHz, very occasionally HF digimodes

QSL cards are not collected, please use

7m (40.675 MHz) entities: 1
6m DXCC entities: 111

4m DXCC entities: 3
Satellite DXCC entities: 79

Personal Details

Trans Equatorial Propagation in South Africa
As published in Radio ZS, Jan/Feb. 2013. (480kB)

Aircraft Scatter
14 August 2013 (6.98MB)

Tropospheric Scatter Propagation

As published in Radio ZS, Dec. 1984 (842kB)

Aircraft and Satellite Echoes from TV transmitters at VHF and UHF
February 2010. (1.25MB)

Using the Heath SB220 linear on 50 and 70 MHz  July 2015 (3.1MB)

Dual Band Yagi for 50 and 70 MHz  September 2011 (7.6MB)

3 el 40.68 MHz Yagi  August 2015 (4.3MB)  Published in Radio ZS September 2015

Satellite DXCC using Es'hail 2 satellite