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The 32 segments twig is not working as well as I hoped.

Perhaps because it's Sunday, there is next to nothing out there, or I have decreased my range, only time will tell.

Your mlat coverage looks much better now, since your little tweek to your twig :)
Did you check the continuity through the twig with a multimeter as you built it? If not you may have a duff connection somewhere.
 
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That was quick - it takes me bloody ages to get the insulating tape off :D
 
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Ive got my first AWACS :D

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The bloody antenna has sagged over to 45 degrees again. I shall be replacing the plumbing pipe with 6 foot of stiffer plastic electrical conduit this weekend - the plumbing pipe will never survive the winter storms up here once it gets a bit of ice on the plastic :D

Range has dropped right off to about 40 miles again :(
 
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The bloody antenna has sagged over to 45 degrees again. I shall be replacing the plumbing pipe with 6 foot of stiffer plastic electrical conduit this weekend - the plumbing pipe will never survive the winter storms up here once it gets a bit of ice on the plastic :D

Range has dropped right off to about 40 miles again :(
Have you considered using some Wooden dowl to zip the aerial to before putting it in to the conduit?

2m of conduit in b&q was less then £2, and so far it's stood up to the wind and rain.
 
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Something a bit special went over this morning - at 60,000ft! :)

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It does strike me that its not a very good spy plane if any Tom Dick or Harry can see its around using nothing more than chopped up tv aerial cable & a 15 quid usb dongle :-rofl2
 
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Something a bit special went over this morning - at 60,000ft! :)

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It does strike me that its not a very good spy plane if any Tom Dick or Harry can see its around using nothing more than chopped up tv aerial cable & a 15 quid usb dongle :-rofl2
Point taken....................:D:D
 
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Cue "Trump Force One" on a visit to his Golf Club .....
 
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Apparently the U2 landed at RAF Fairford mid morning.
 
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1090 uputronics amplifier arrived - now I need to order the correct selection of interconnects.....

Over the xmas holiday I'll be seeing about getting the antenna up properly & moving the dongle & amp to the far end of an active usb extension..
 
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:-lmao

Do I not like that.
 
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