Great news for the 4m band operators.
Tony CT1FFU reports :
"After some delay the J5FOUR beacon is finaly runnig from today 10-3-2008.It is a Storno rig with 20W carrier on a 4 element yagi especialy designed by YU7EF for this project.
The yagi is beaming 20º, QTF to cover all Europe.
On the next Es season we will tnx reports from all. There is no station QRV in guiné-bissau, but this beacon will be a good tool for propagation estudies. Tnx to CT1BTP for the beacon TXr, CT1FJO for the Keyr, YU7EF for Antenna and J5JUA for beacon assembly and keapings. as soon as J5JUA return to CT, J5FOUR pictures will pe publish on this site"
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