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THE MICROWAVE BEACONS IN THE FRENCH DEPARTMENT 22 COTES D’ARMOR IN BRITTANY

 

 

 

F1ZAO ( ex- F1XAO )

 

F1ZAP ( ex- F1XAP )

 

F1ZAQ ( ex- F1XAQ )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction during 1998

 

 

The microwaves modules

 

 

 

 

                                                                                  Case and antennas                  Electronic on board

 

 

 

The site and the beacon with the radomes on the slits antennas

 

 

Beacons synoptic ( 1998 )

 

 

 

 

 

Firsts reports on 24 Ghz

 

Servel 22 ( close to Lannion )  28/12/1997 :  31 Km ( 59 with horn)

Roc Trédudon 29 ( close to Landivisiau )  28/12/1997 :  42 Km ( 51 without antenne – 59 with 60 cm dish )

Bel Air 22 ( close to Lamballe )  31/01/1998 :  59 Km ( 51 with 60 cm dish )

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modifications of the local oscillator ( 2001 )

 

Paper , in French , in the proceeding of Seigy CJ 2002 ( Warning…3Mo file)

 

 

 

The synthetizer

 

 

Programing the LMX 2326 with a PIC 16F84

 

 

 

 

 

 

New modifications  of the beacons ( moving the 24 Ghz beacon on 24,048 Ghz )

 

 

 

The synthetizer on 1145,15 is ready !

 

 

Installation of the 2nd synthetizer module

 

 

 

 

 

NEW MODIFICATIONS

 

10 Ghz Amplifier

 

 

 

 

10 Ghz  Amplifier

 

 

 

 

10 Ghz filter at the output of the multipliers

 

 

 

24 Ghz Multipliers and amplifier

 

 

 

 

 

Re-installation on February 8th 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View North West ( in the direction of G4ALY )

 

 

 

 

IN88HL Site – View from the village of Plougonver

 

 

 

Re-installation with the new calls on April 20th 2010

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside the beacon

 

 

 

 

Beacon’s power supply 220V – 12V

 

 

 

 

 

The beacons on BEACONSPOT.eu ( Last update 10/30/2009 )

 

http://www.beaconspot.eu/home.php

 

 

Spots on F1XAO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spots on F1XAP

 

 

Audio file of F1XAP from F6DKW on 12/23/2008 ( 412 Km )

 

F1XAP_B.mp3  ( thanks to Claude F9OE )

 

 

Audio file of F1XAP from F1RJ on 10/30/2009 ( 399 Km )

 

F1RJ_XAP.wav  ( thanks to Claude F9OE )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

47 GHZ BEACON PROJECT

 

 

 

 

 

Last update :  April 20Th  2010

 

 

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