Monitoring FT8 on 20m for 24 hours with a Raspberry Pi, Gqrx, an SDR stick and the crappiest possible installation for a 20m EFHW antenna.
And he huffed and he puffed and pulled the wire as high as he could. https://dxnews.com/8j1rl/
FT8 with the Xiegu G90 and the 20m EFHW fishing pole.
So, what do you do when you have an antenna tuner ? tune everything, of course. Took the 49:1 balun and clipped it to the balcony railing – no QSOs, but 2 stations managed to hear me. Reception is quite decent, especially on 20m and below (to show how wonderful FT8 really is). Well, in…(Continue Reading)