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Forum: Marine Electronics 03-04-2018, 04:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Do I really need more than my KISS ground

Yes! A real ground! ;) just joking there have been tonnes of debate trolling dispute on tis topic.
KISS is one of the easier solutions but probably not the best. A good solution if you want to...
Forum: Marine Electronics 27-03-2018, 08:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By Goudurix
Re: SSB Troubleshooting

Hi Belizesailor,

I have done some extensive modeling of antenna types on a 37ft sloop with 1 set of spreaders. Today I have a 9.2m end-fed sloper from halyard to stern sb side. But my models show...
Forum: Marine Electronics 27-03-2018, 01:00
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By Goudurix
Re: SSB Troubleshooting

BelizeSailor,

Even if your setup worked in the past, nothing should stop you from optimizing your system, especially now.
Also check your power connections (heavy gauge) and power line fuses for...
Forum: Marine Electronics 22-03-2018, 10:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Sailing boat antenna modeling & radiation patterns

Hi Walter have sent you the file. Enjoy :)

Jan
Forum: Marine Electronics 20-03-2018, 04:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Goudurix
Sailing boat antenna modeling & radiation patterns

Hi folks,
haven't been here on this forum for quite a while.
With all discussions on choice of HF antenna (isolated backstay - whip vertical - sloping wire alternative backstay antenna etc) - and...
Forum: Marine Electronics 27-11-2017, 02:51
Replies: 26
Views: 3,248
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Multiple types of antennas for SSB

CBurger,

you've received many interesting answers. Combining a vertical whip (short) and an insulated backstay (long) is indeed an interesting setup with the only inconvenience that you will need...
Forum: Marine Electronics 24-04-2017, 03:22
Replies: 48
Views: 13,098
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Choice between Icom and Standard Horizon fixed mount VHF's

I bought the Icom 424G when replacing an old Icom M80H (bulky, was a dutch version and some high number channeles were not international hence sometimes reception issues.

I bought the Icom...
Forum: Marine Electronics 24-03-2017, 02:49
Replies: 24
Views: 2,834
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Hoisting a Ham Band antenna next to the insulated backstay

I would really suggest using Bill Trayfors's advice.
The only extra investment would be a tuner like the SGC230 and a coaxial switch, and used both transceivers (Marine SSB and HAM SSB) and the one...
Forum: Marine Electronics 27-02-2017, 09:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Built in Antenna Tuner

Hi Celestialsailor,

even with a 1:4 UnUn or 1:9 UnUn these typical in-board tuners will have a hard time...they are usually meant to match not more than 1:3 VSWR's....

You might succeed chosing...
Forum: Marine Electronics 18-01-2017, 02:28
Replies: 17
Views: 3,254
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Dyna Plates

As for cleaning a dynaplate, periodic underwater scrubbing with a brush is what I do .Spraying sodium hypochloride on it, let it soak for 1/2 an hour, then rinse abundantly, at haulout to clean...
Forum: Marine Electronics 17-01-2017, 09:29
Replies: 17
Views: 3,254
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Dyna Plates

Hi A64 pilot,

Before installing a dedicated dynaplate I used the following RF ground system:

- S/S lifelines and pushpit tied via copper tape to antenna tuner ground lug
- 2 sets of precut...
Forum: Marine Electronics 13-01-2017, 01:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Goudurix
Re: how to make the antenna connection?

When stepping down the mast the similar fibreglass encased antenna was broken of. I replaced it with 1/2 wave S/S whip antenna from Glomex. Sturdy, flexible, and has a connection at the base of the...
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-01-2017, 04:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Goudurix
Re: how to make the antenna connection?

The above is right. You will either find that or some kind of narrow print board. Electronically these type of fiberglass encased VHF antennas are either J-pole type or 1/2 dipole type.
I would not...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-01-2017, 04:29
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Weather info on Atlantic voyage

Hi Ludo,

fellow ON-Ham ;) ,

since you already have the Icom IC7000 and probably automatic ATU and a sloping wire or other random length antenna on your boat:

- voltage sensibility of the...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-01-2017, 03:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Grib file reader for gribs via Winmor Winlink

Linking Zygrib as the app to open .grb files and then clicking on the grib file attachment in Winlink does give the bad result (opening in Zygrib but on a blank sea no position).

But if I open...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-01-2017, 01:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By Goudurix
Grib file reader for gribs via Winmor Winlink

Hi,

I have Winmor up and running, and can request and do receive grib files. I installed Zygrib as grib file reader but it doesn't plot the winlink gribs on the map in the right place (actually it...
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-01-2017, 10:15
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By Goudurix
Which app or program to open grib files from Winmor

Hi,

am running Winmor-Winlink on HF.
I can request grib files and do receive them.
I installed ZyGrib and could open them there but they don't open on a map.
I hten removed all the ZyGrib files...
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-01-2017, 05:13
Replies: 27
Views: 5,463
Posted By Goudurix
Re: How to receive RTTY weather forecast on SSB

Hi guys,

have installed the JC Comm demo version.
It works though sometimes it needs time to start decoding the RTTY messages. The HF weatherfax image quality is lots better then when receiving...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-01-2017, 10:24
Replies: 27
Views: 5,463
Posted By Goudurix
How to receive RTTY weather forecast on SSB

HI,

I am a HAM.
Have MUltiPSK software and Signalink USB running.
Via MultiPSK it is possible to receive weatherfax via the "FAX" mode, on German (Hamburg) or UK (Northwood).
Next to Navtex...
Forum: Marine Electronics 19-12-2016, 08:00
Replies: 65
Views: 7,669
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Help with ssb choice

I'm checking if indeed Ostend Radio is Y/N still monitoring MF and HF voice emergency channels.In 2001 the Ostend Radio services were moved to the belgian navy. Will try to find ou and post here even...
Forum: Marine Electronics 22-08-2016, 00:23
Replies: 32
Views: 11,659
Posted By Goudurix
Re: AIS Antenna

Mark has a "little bit of a point" (from a theoretical point of view) since the 2 AIS frequencies are around 162 Mhz so a standard marine VHF antenna is tuned for frequencies a bit lower but for RX...
Forum: Marine Electronics 22-08-2016, 00:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,904
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Icom IC-M700 Pro has LSB?

Hi "Mighty Alan" yes of course I checked the net and found different info some do have LSB others not. The seler in this case claims it does.

We'll see.

Jan
Forum: Marine Electronics 22-08-2016, 00:14
Replies: 9
Views: 2,904
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Icom IC-M700 Pro has LSB?

Thank you guys.

Indeed I will go and see with the seller if this M700Pro on sale does have LSB. There are also older build's where the frequency access via VFO is a bit les convenient and I have...
Forum: Marine Electronics 18-08-2016, 00:58
Replies: 9
Views: 2,904
Posted By Goudurix
Icom IC-M700 Pro has LSB?

Hi,

I can acquire an M700 Pro for a good price, here in Europe.

I guess it is a european model.

I want to use it both on HAM frequencies and possibly on Marine HF-SSB after acquiring the...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-02-2016, 05:15
Replies: 78
Views: 9,367
Posted By Goudurix
Re: Chartplotter inside or outside

Hi,

That will depend from your navigation (daytrips, coastal cruising, long crossings,...).

I have a Raymarine CW90 chartplotter. I don't use waypoints and routes a lot, only on summer trips...
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