FM-DX-peditions in Utö-island in SW-Finland and in Virolahti in SE-Finland
Saturday, 3 August 2013
Saturday, 3rd of August: SDXL Annual Summer Meeting 2013 is going on
Late yesterday evening the rest of the DX-meeting crew arrived to the island, Totally around 40 participansts are now present. We already had late-night card-games and sausage. This Saturday is full of DX-programme and also our guide Hanna Kovanen will tell us more about lighthouse and history of Utö. Photo below: Blue/white "DX"-flag is rising up for the start of the meeting.
Photo below: VJR (Vesa-Jussi Rinkinen) built up 5-element yagi for Baltia-, Sweden- and Poland-DX right outside his hotel room.
Utö FM-DX is blog for FM-DX-peditions in Utö-island in SW-Finland. The listeners are Harri Kujala (HKU), Jussi Suokas (JUS) and Jukka Soini (JJS), Jukka Kotovirta (JTK), Marko Brask (MB) and Otso Ylönen (OSY), JJK (Jari Korhonen), JY (Juha Ylönen). All from different parts of Finland. From this blog you can find basic info of FM-DX-circumstancies in Utö + diaries of our results. Contact: harri/ät/harriku.com
Utö / Area for our tropo listening
Position in Utö
- Many Sony XDR receivers (over 20) and many diiferent kind of SDR-receivers (Perseus FM+, Dientronik, AirSpy, SDR Play, RTL SDR-sticks) ANTENNAS: - Körner 15.11 horizontal yagi - Körner 15.11 vertical yagi - 2 x FM Preamp Type 1301 88-230 MHz (Research Communication Ltd / UK) - 6-element yago for OIRT (65-74 MHz) - 4-element yagi for 50-70 MHz