I am back from the Big Island after four years on the "big rock". Construction is now completed for a new super station on 24 acres.
The station consists of five towersthree rotating and two guyed.
Tower 1: 200 foot rotating Rohn 55 with 6/6/6/6 at 156/117/78/39 ft for 15 meters (This is the tower in the upper right
Tower 2: 200 foot rotating Rohn 65 with 5/5/5/5 at 196/150/100/50 ft for 20 meters
7/7/7/7 at 116/87/58/29 ft for 10 meters
Tower 3: 200 foot rotating Rohn 65 with 4/4 at 200/100 ft for 40 meters
3 KT36XA tribanders at 90/60/30 ft (20/15/10)
2 A3WS duobanders at 80/40 ft (17/12)
Tower 4: 87 foot Rohn 55 with a 4 el 40 on top and a Cushcraft A-3 at 50 ft fixed at 135 degrees
Tower 5: 66 foot Rohn 55 with a C31XR on top
80 meters consists of four 2 element fixed wire quad loops, average height of 130 feet facing NE, SE, NW, SW.
My 160 antenna is a wire tee-top GP with the base at 60 feet with four tuned radials
I was first licensed in 1962 under the call of WV2ZPK as a novice. I upgraded the next month to general and was given the call of WA2ZPK. In 1974 I moved to Florida and changed my call to WA4TYL. Finally, in 1976 my call was changed to K4XS.
K4XS, KH7XS and WH7YL are calls used at the station for daily QSOs and contesting. The call KJ3X is used for WPX contests.
I have been a member of the rapidly growing Florida Contest Group since 1997. Check out our site at www.floridacontestgroup.org/.
Please send all cards for both KH7XS and K4XS DIRECT (SASE, IRC ETC.)ONLY!
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