Lightwave Article From ‘TCA’

VE7SL Backyard Test
I have recently received permission from Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC), our national organization similar to the ARRL, to post a copy of an article that I wrote for their bimonthly journal, 'The Canadian Amateur'. I have posted a link to the article on my main web index page..."A West Coast Lightwave Project", which describes the building and operating adventure, shared with Markus, VE7CA. This link will also take you to the page.
Steve McDonald, VE7SL, is a regular contributor to and writes from British Columbia, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

3 Responses to “Lightwave Article From ‘TCA’”

  • Roger G3XBM:


    Good to see your article!

    All the best for your future experiments.

    Roger G3XBM

  • Steve VE7SL:

    Thank you Roger. The entire activity was a result of reading your exceptional blog postings describing your own lightwave experiments. I would strongly suggest that anyone considering lightwave activity visit Roger’s blog and filter it for “481thz”.
    There will be enough reading and inspirational material to make you want to start immediately!

    Next will be some NLOS work here on my own island…from one side to the other, but will build a more portable receiving system first.

    Steve 73

  • WD8PCU:

    Greetings fellow Hams DE WD8PCU USA 7 land.

    Just curious as to whether anyone knows about what I have been doing?
    I have a station on 950 nm that has a bandwith of 250 mhz.
    OK, I can do any mode using standard Ham Gear. Now of course I use a separate
    TX & RX. SSB does a AWESOME JOB !!!
    I can get many many many miles just using LED’s.
    My Dynamic Range is ENORMOUS.
    RX input sensitivity is at least – 150bdm.
    Signals on TX pass thru a Stargate Type Processing ring.

    This is beyond most peoples imagination yet I am doing it quite easily.
    Who knows what else this will lead into ?
    Goes thru the sky real easily and cool.


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