Author Archives: Jean-Michel

Temporary shutdown for one week

Hello This week, until 2018/11/11/2018, the beacon is off. Everything is ok, but the beacon is the study subject for my students and the beacon is now is my classroom. 73’s F4CQG

Big Wheel antenna check-up

After more than two years of service, un little checkup of Big Wheel antenna was required to see if everything is OK. I am happy to see it working properly as if started for the first time. This is good to see when I am remembering its state before repair work, this antenna is going… Read More »

Callsign F1ZAW assigned to beacon

Great news, beacon moving is complete, yesterday I received a mail from our local authorithy (ANFR) that confirms the definitive callsign F1ZAW. Beacon CW message has been updated accordingly and beacon is using its own callsign now. 73 Jean-Michel F4CQG