Author Archives: Sylvain

Petite visite aux Iles de la madeleine en février 2017

Pas chaud ici, mais c’est très beau.    

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Returning to a yaesu ft-897d instead of the kenwood ts-2000

I’m getting tired of the intermod my ts-2000 suffer so I got a used ft-879d, added a fp-30 internal power supply, a mh-59a8j which is a fantastic multi fonction mic including volume control and a ldg FTM meter. I don’t … Continue reading

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Icom ic-7100, small shack and ram mount

The icom ic-7100 is a fantastic little radio, specially when you have limited “shack” space. I’ve decided to fix it on my desk using a ram mount I had on hand for a old gps I don’t use anymore. The … Continue reading

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My sound system as of June 2016

Someone asked me if I was still using the tannoy in my system. Since the beginning of the year I’ve return to horns. This is the actual setup. It’s not perfect on the aesthetic department and I have to make … Continue reading

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Icom ic-7300 review

I just got rid of my flex 6300 and replace it for a icom ic-7300. If you just want to read my opinions about the icom, just skip the first part talking about the flex radios. The flexradio life While I … Continue reading

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Kenwood ts-2000 noisy fan replacement.

So I got a kenwood ts-2000 ham radio transceiver. It’s a decent radio but it does have some weak points. The deftness in hf is one, the second vfo is prone to intermod and the lack of high frequency in … Continue reading

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Problem with a diamond antenna x510hdm x510 x510n vhf uhf

Sooooooo My diamond antenna x510 hdm (x510hdm), that was selected to handle my 160 watts amplifier, stopped working last week-end. I suspected that a capacitor blew since it happened while I was transmitting. I ordered the “high power” diamond antenna … Continue reading

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Le Québec, ou rouler en moto est aussi agréable que s’entrer une fourchette dans un oeil.

J’ai vendu ma moto a regret le printemps dernier du aux séquelles d’un accident de la route avec chauffard (qui ne devrait pas avoir droit de circuler et n’a probablement jamais passer de permis de conduire de ça vie). Nos … Continue reading

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How to setup a turnigy 9x remote to control a rc moa crawler dig

I’ve been running my axial xr10 dahu crawler for some time with a modified traxxas tqi remote and a novak M2 esc using a 3 position switch to control the dig. While functional I wanted to give a shoot to … Continue reading

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Amon Tobin au métropolis de Montréal

Spectacle principalement conçu autour du visuel ou la musique semble plus appuyer le visuel que l’inverse. Je crois que la première était a mutek il y a quelques mois. Pour une fois le son au métropolis était acceptable. La structure … Continue reading

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