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Post by 2E0ZMO on Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:25 am

i started to convert my loft into my shack, i have put some photos on my web site www.freewebs.com/m3zmo i am a bit further on but i need to take more photos.

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Post by 2W0PWR on Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:47 am

Well done mate, it's gonna look great once finished!

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Post by simon007 on Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:11 am

Now that is indeed going to look something special when it is completed. Keep us informed on the progress, and with all that space think of all the extra goodies you can have in there too

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Re: my shack

Post by 2E0ZMO on Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:36 am

yes simon i would love to fill it with goodies but cath would kill me Very Happy

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Post by 2E0ZMO on Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:36 am

just added some more photos, www.freewebs.com/m3zmo lights and sockets in,plaster boards in just need to hand the lining paper,paint and carpet.then i can fit the cupboards and desk.

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Post by 2W0PWR on Sat Aug 09, 2008 5:51 am

Well done Andy, it's looking great mate. Well done....

It will be nice once finished and looks a nice big space so sure there will be room for a computer?

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Post by 2W0PWR on Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:54 am

How is the shack getting on Andy? Any more news?

I hope all is well and am looking forward to trying to make the contact simplex.

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Re: my shack

Post by 2E0ZMO on Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:53 am

not yet finished, we have all been unwell this week so hopefuly will be done by the week end

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Post by simon007 on Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:47 pm

Thats an awful lot of work and am sure its going to look excellent. Better than my small corner of the world am sure

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Post by 2E0ZMO on Wed Oct 15, 2008 5:07 am

all the wall paper is up and painted,skirting boards on and underlay down.carpet going in at the weekend along with the cupboards and desk.all the lights,electrics and coax are in aswell as an earth bond .will post some more photos soon

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Post by 2W0PWR on Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:36 am

Come on mate, pull ur finger out and put some more photos on your website... I am keen to see it and don't forget the Llandudno Rally is not so long off for any bits you may need... Wink

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Post by simon007 on Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:31 pm

Come on mate, pull ur finger out and put some more photos on your website

naughty Dave cheers

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Re: my shack

Post by 2W0PWR on Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:19 am

He knows I am only joking...

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Post by 2E0ZMO on Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:25 am

well as requested i have updated my web site with some more photos of the shack (not much to look at yet) my aerial and new car.

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Post by 2W0PWR on Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:53 am

Well done you. The shack is looking great and with the winter coming I am jealous...

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Re: my shack

Post by 2E0ZMO on Mon May 04, 2009 7:07 am

had abit of a tidy up so here are some pics .




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Post by 2W0PWR on Mon May 04, 2009 7:23 am

What a great job you have done with the shack, it's looking great and to think a few months ago it was a dead space!!!

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Post by simon007 on Mon May 04, 2009 3:21 pm

Looks brilliant indeed! BUT how did you manage to kidnap the PG Tips Monkey thats my only real question

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Post by 2E0ZMO on Mon May 04, 2009 10:41 pm

i offered him a new home away from johnny vagas.lol

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Post by 29ci102tony on Tue May 05, 2009 5:36 am

Nice one ! all the best with .....

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Re: my shack

Post by daxi on Tue May 05, 2009 5:59 am

As it's in the loft, what is your earthing system ? I tried to buy one of the MFJ False earth things a few months ago & was told they are no longer available Shocked Sad

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Post by 2E0ZMO on Tue May 05, 2009 6:33 am

i have a 10mm earth cable going from the back of the tuner to a earth spike which is 3ft long .

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Post by daxi on Tue May 05, 2009 9:47 pm

But how long is the earthing cable ?
Earthing cables act as radiators if they are too long, hence why artificial earths are used above the 1st floor, or where the earthing cable is not possible direct to earth.
Don't forget anything longer than 5 meters is a half wave at 10 meters or above.

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Post by 2E0ZMO on Wed May 06, 2009 9:29 pm

its about 8m long and the sppike is next to the house.

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