Monthly Archives: May 2012

Duplexer Construction – Part 1 (The Components)

Alright, it has been exciting to launch the repeater, and I’ve been focused on that the past couple of weeks – but let’s get back to how it got here!  When we last talked about the duplexer, I was deciding … Continue reading

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6m HT

The “new” official KD2SL office monitor rig. (A convenient excuse to try out the WordPress app for my phone.)

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Early Adjustments

We’re already up to day 5 of operation for the 6m repeater.  I’ve enjoyed meeting some new hams, and reconnecting with some old friends!  Possibly this weekend some additional new users will arrive, as people have time to set up … Continue reading

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Going Viral?

It is still small potatoes in the Internet world, but within the ham universe, the 6 meter repeater is getting some attention.  This blog had been averaging around 50 hits per day, but yesterday (first full day on the air) … Continue reading

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Points to Remember

There has been a lot of activity on the first day of repeater operation.  Thanks to everyone who has given it a try!  Remember to carefully set up your transmit shift, and the tone: Dial in the receive frequency first: 53.670 … Continue reading

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On The Air!

Sunday night, May 13 at around 8:00pm – the final connections were made, the power switch flipped on, and the KD2SL 6m repeater went on the air!  It is an exciting milestone in the project, and this is a good … Continue reading

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Inside the TV Diplexer

I’ve been thinking about the question I posed in the last post: What’s the difference between a DUplexer and a DIplexer?  On a basic level, they both have to do with using multiple transmitters and/or receivers on a single feedline … Continue reading

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