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FT4JA Team Loves the ModMic!


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The FT4JA DXpedition was a success! During 12 days of operation the team worked 105.634 contacts from the top 6 most wanted DXCC, Juan de Nova Island. 45.273 of these QSOs where made on Phone/SSB using ModMic boom microphones provided by Pileup and Antlion who teamed up to support the expedition.

Read the official feedback about the ModMic from Vincent F4BKV and the FT4JA team.  Continue reading FT4JA Team Loves the ModMic!

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Fun with SDR in a City Apartment

ColibriDDC in Amsterdam

DXing in urbanised areas is getting more and more difficult. The level of man made noise has increased dramatically in the past 20 years because of cheap Chinese switch mode power supplies, plasma TVs and other noise generating equipment.  This article will focus on the receive part of DXing, because even if transmit in urban areas can be challenging, receiving weak signals covered by noise is a far bigger hurdle to everyone. Keep reading, in this article we’ll give you some ideas to make city DXing a little more fun. Continue reading Fun with SDR in a City Apartment

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FT4JA Close With More Than 100.000 QSOs!

FT4JA Juan de Nova
Pileup Communications is a proud sponsor of the successful FT4JA Juan de Nova expedition that ended early this morning. With more than 100.000 QSOs the goal of knocking Juan de Nova off Club Log’s 10 most wanted list should be achieved once the dust settles. Our sincere congratulations to the whole team for this fantastic show! Continue reading FT4JA Close With More Than 100.000 QSOs!