Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Great Antenna Shoot Out of 2014

The Big SAL has been up and running for over a month now, and all is well. The wind hasn’t taken it down, and I’ve peaked and tweaked it to get as much performance out of it as I can. … Continue reading

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Life with the SAL-20

I haven’t had a lot of time to do a proper write up about the Shared Apex Loop array just yet, but I will have some more information on how it performs here in the near future. In the mean … Continue reading

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How Do I Decode a Weather Facsimile (WEFAX) Off of my Shortwave?

While I suppose it could be a case of weak Google-fu, my searches for info on how to decode weather facsimiles off of the shortwave turns up a whole bunch of not much. There’s some very helpful frequency guides and … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Shared Apex Loop Array (SAL-20)

Back at the Dayton Hamvention in 2013, Array Solutions debuted a new compact receive antenna system called the Shared Apex Loop array, or SAL. Building upon the foundation laid by the EWE, K9AY, and the flag and pennant antennas, the … Continue reading

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