DIY Ultralight DXing Stand

pb_lonny

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As I am now spending more time at home DXing, this afternoon I have thrown together a DIY Ultralight DXing stand, this is built from some scrap parts I found in the shed.
The legs are off a broken towel rail and the top was off the side of an old desk. As this was a bit rough, I added some duct tape to stop it damaging my radios.



 

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Update - November 2020 - MK3
After using this stand for the past week, I have now added a plastic turntable to the top of this. The advantage of this is that I am now able to easily spin my 3" FSL and radio a full 180 degrees, this makes aligning this for the best signal level much easier.



 

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Nice, Paul. Here in the states, we call that tray a Lazy Susan.
I remember a couple of years ago, someone in one of the forums did the same thing to get the best signal.

Hope you are surviving the pandemic well.
 

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Thanks, it is working well so far.

Keeping well and away from people as much as possible...
 

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What is the contraption behind the radio?

kevin
Paul designs and makes experimental loop antennas for DXing. Some are very unique and intriguing! I think he helped design the "Flux Capacitor" for the car in Back To The Future! :)
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