Author: John

RFE TPA-PAF Slant 45 Mod

Here’s how to modify an RF Elements Twist Port Adapter from H+V to Slant 45. Note that this change DOES NOT change an attached antenna from H+V to Slant 45, it just corrects the orientation of the Twist…

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RFE Ultrahorn Slant 45 Mod

RF Elements make an excellent lineup of horn antennas with a twistport waveguide antenna. Unfortunately they come out of the box in a H+V (Horizontal + Vertical) configuration. Slant 45, or X polarity simply means that the H+V…

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Giant Kiwi from a drone

We recently bought a drone for our business so I took advantage of a “training” session to get some photos of the kiwi. I’ll mow it again soon and get some better phtos, but here’s the first photo…

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Giant Kiwi on Google Earth

Google has finally updated their satellite imagery. It shows the kiwi (and my TARDIS). I need to work on the contrast as its not super visible.

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TARDIS build – Window boxes

Each window of my TARDIS has a 100mm deep light box behind it. The plan is to use frosted perspex for the window and then use white LED strip lighting to make the windows light up. I didn’t…

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TARDIS build – Trim Installed

I managed to get the corner trim and the police sign edge installed on my TARDIS

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TARDIS build – Walls Up

I managed to get the TARDIS walls up today and I got a first coat of paint on. The walls are an inner layer of 9mm plywood with an outer layer of 7mm. I’d use the word laminate,…

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TARDIS build – Roof Light

I’m being pretty flesible with some of the build of my TARDIS – It’s primarily a shed to store beekeeping gear and it is some 50 metres from the road, so the public shouldn’t be getting up close…

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Giant Kiwi Finished

I’ve finished mowing my kiwi in the paddock. It was marked out with survey grade GPS precision. It’s now just a matter of waiting for google earth to update their imagery.

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TARDIS build – Roof

I spent the whole day working on my TARDIS today and managed to get the roof completed. I was a little flexible with some of the dimensions so I could use 50mm thick timber for the step and…

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