Top Band Common Mode Quick Fix

I was able to move the top hat wire on the Inverted L so that it now heads East instead of North, which on 160M offers these benefits: The direction will be better for working the last 10 that I need. It is a good path to the Caribbean and most of Africa, which are my “night time” Top Band direction. Using RBN, I’m…

The RFI “Sleuth”

In the last year I made two changes to my antenna farm that introduced RFI issues. Not RFI in the shack, but RFI that I am causing that: Only on 160M I all of a sudden cause my Trane Heater blower to turn on and off for short periods – just enough to blow cold air through the house and make fan noise Turn…