on EME RX
I knew 2m EME was possible with basic equipment nowadays thanks
to WSJTX. I did not know how to go about it. Thanks to Jim, GM4FVM,
I now have a clearer understanding. Although I have decoded one
station on the 'uplink' so-to-speak, as yet I have not decoded
anything from above. However this might well be due to the 20m
of RG58 between the radio and the antenna. The thing is even
though I have a basic idea of how to go about it, today, I also
know I shall soon forget. So I have listed the basics here:
in JT65 mode B (make sure you have VHF features enabled. I know
Find The Moon
Enter your location and this site will tell you where to point,
and when. It is very good and the Moon appears to do exactly
what this site tells it to do.
This tells the Moon where to go in the sky. I like the
Note how the times shift each day
Find A Signal
Quite a frantic place. Watch carefully for the CQ frequency.
Tune there and allowing for doppler (I guess if you have F Tol
set to 1000 that should cover it) perhaps you will hear the
someone is calling on 144.131 - 4x crossed yagi and 500w
I found some of the spots appear here. However there is some
strangeness in that some appear as JT65 and others as JT65B.
Nobody knows why. Some even never appear.
A signal on the way up