Friday, February 19, 2010

Clansman PRC-320 sked: The Clan reunited

Today I had a sked with a Belgian fellow ham on the 20m band. Alex is also a fan of military radios and we agreed to meet on 14.250 Mhz at 10.00 UTC in order to to try the PRC320. In this first QSO, he is using a Kenwood TS-50 with an auto-tuner and a 6m-long military vertical:

We tried at different power levels for the Kenwood (100, 50 and 10W), but the real test was to try the two Clansman radios together, from Spain and Belgium, respectively:

At first his antenna was not properly tuned, and you can notice a big improvement after this is accomplished. I think the propagation also helped a bit at the end of the QSO. Two Clansman radios together again... the Clan reunited.

4 comments:

  1. are a very nice videos , I want to try also ....
    jajajajajaja

    So I hope will be meet you some day in the frecuency , Good Job Diego !!!

    73' Josep

    NOTE .- Alex are in his home or also in portable?

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  2. Nice video. Thanks for sharing....73

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  3. Hola,
    Muchas felicidades por tu blog.
    Son muy interesantes todos los videos, sobretodo donde aparece la Clansman PRC-320.
    ¿Tienes preparada la modificación para trabajar en modo LSB?.
    Yo estoy intentado encontrar alguna PRC-320.
    Muchos 73,
    Juan EA4DAT

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  4. Es verdad... lo de la PRC-320 tiene mérito...

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