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Source code for Soup Can MEPT
---
title: Soup Can MEPT
date: 2010-06-03 13:51:34
tags:
  - qrss
  - amateur radio
  - circuit
  - old
---

# Soup Can MEPT

__This page documents the progress__ of my MEPT (manned experimental propagation transmitter) endeavors. If you have questions, feel free to E-mail me! My contact information can be found by clicking the link on the right navigation menu.

## The Soup-Can Transmitter

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![](IMG_3459.jpg)
![](IMG_3466.jpg)
![](IMG_3467.jpg)

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## The Signal

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![](aj4vd_gator.png)
![](antenna.jpg)

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## The Spots

### Florida
288.3 miles away (W4HBK) May 22, 2010

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![](spotNice.jpg)

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### Massachusetts
1,075.5 miles away (W1BW) May 27, 2010

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![](gatorSeen.jpg)

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### Belgium
4,496.3 miles away (ON5EX) May 27, 2010

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![](aj4vd_gator_belgium.jpg)

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### Germany
4,869.2 miles away (DL4MGM) May 28, 2010

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![](2010_05_28_DL4MGM_Germany.png)

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### Essex
4,356.4 miles away (G6AVK) May 28, 2010

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![](aj4vd_gator_essex.jpg)

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### New Zealand
8,077.6 miles away (ZL2IK) May 29, 2010

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![](2010_05_29_ZL2IK_NewZealand.png)

![](NewZealand.png)

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