Hamradio projects

Jul 12, 2021

Upgrading the QO-100 setup : 5 Turn Helix in a jar

Category: General
Posted by: lex

After a few weeks I decided to setup the dish temporary in my backyard and made some cables to wire every thing up.. The original setup had a off focus placed 4.5 turn helix which was ok, but didn't give the expected  punch and  the signals where a little bit weak in SSB on the QO-100. Other operators told me that the signal was readable but not that strong.  So that was one thing to improve and the idea a of a new Helix feed was born.  

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